The Lake and The Lake (2019)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 28m

Bellandur, the largest urban lake in Bangalore, is now so polluted that a thick layer of foam covers its surface. Sindhu Thirumalaisamy’s highly distinctive, multi-faceted essay film The Lake and The Lake explores the fraught ecology along Bellandur’s shoreline where fishermen, migrant waste workers, and stray dogs congregate, despite the region’s toxic waters.

WARNING: This video may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised

Screens with Land Underwater. Available to book here. All films included in this package will become available for viewing on 9th September at midday.

Please note, this film is only available to view in the UK

Director (The Lake and The Lake)

Sindhu Thirumalaisamy


Bengali, English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil

Bonus Content

33 mins
Land Underwater // The Lake and The Lake Director Q&A

Q&A with directors Sindhu Thirumalaisamy (Land Underwater) and Maddi Barber (The Lake and The Lake). Hosted by Shai Heredia.

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