SALAM – The First ****** Laureate, 2018

Director/Editor – Anand Kamalakar
Producers – Omar Vandal and Zakir Thaver

Salam is a feature length documentary about the life of the Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam. The film took about fourteen years to make and has screened at over 25 cities around the world. It has won over six international awards for best documentary.

(http://www.salamthefilm.com)

Holy (un)Holy River, 2017

Co-Director/Editor – Anand Kamalakar
Director/Producer – Peter McBride & Jake Norton

Holy (un)Holy River is a feature length documentary about the river Ganges in India. The film documents the 1500 mile journey the filmmakers took from the head of the glacier that feeds the river to the delta. Focusing on the threat the river faces from climate change, industrial pollution and the human impact, the film captures the dire state of affairs. Premiering at the Telluride Mountain Film Festival, the film has screened around the world and has won several awards. It will be broadcasted on the National Geographic channel in India in 2019.

(http://www.holyunholyriver.com)

Garwin, 2014

Director – Richard Breyer & Anand Kamalakar
Editor/Camera – Anand Kamalakar

Garwin, is a feature length documentary about the renowned the physicist Richard Garwin. Richard Garwin is designed the Hydrogen Bomb and then spent his life advising every US President from Eisenhower to Obama on the perils of nuclear war. He was award the Medal of Freedom by President Obama in 2016.

(http://www.garwinthemovie.com)

David Bromberg – Unsung Treasure, 2012

Director – Beth Kruvant
Editor– Anand Kamalakar

David Bromberg – Unsung Treasure is a feature length documentary about the renowned musician David Bromberg. As popular as Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead in the 1970s, David Bromberg is one of the greats of American Rock/Folk/Blues music. The film charts his roller coaster career and captures his brilliance as a performer.

(Available on Amazon Prime)

Building Bridges, 2012

Director/Editor – Anand Kamalakar

Building Bridges is a feature length documentary about culture shock.The film documents the journey of 28 high school students from New York, as they navigate India and its cacophony, discomfort, unpredictability and beauty.

(Available at cultureunplugged.com)


300 Miles to Freedom, 2011

Director – Richard Breyer & Anand Kamalakar
Editor/Camera – Anand Kamalakar

300 Miles to Freedom chronicles the fugitive slave John W Jones’ journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The film also celebrates those who quietly stood up against the abhorrent system of slavery, by helping slaves to freedom.
The film attempts to trace the road John may have taken in the 1900s to freedom

(http://www.300milestofreedom.com)

Heart of Stone, 2009

Director – Beth Kruvant
Editor/Producer– Anand Kamalakar

Heart of Stone is about the trials and tribulations of high school principal Ronald Stone, Jewish & African American alumni, and even gang members, working together to restore the local school's safety and past glory. Set in the gritty inner city of Newark, New Jersey, the film is a remarkable account of the odds young disadvantaged black youth face in finding a life outside their crime ridden surroundings. Winner best documentary at Slamdance Film Festval, Conquest Film Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival and New Jersey Film Festival.

(Available on Amazon Prime)

Brothers In Arms, 2003

Editor – Anand Kamalakar

In 2003, ABC News correspondent Mike Cerre spent four months with U.S. Marine Company Fox 2/5 - from the moment they began training for the coming war in Iraq to the day they finally arrived in Baghdad. 

Cerre tells the story of some of the fiercest fighting they experienced, and the day they lost one of their own.

Nominated for an Emmy Award.

A Match Made in Calcutta, 2000

Producer/Editor – Anand Kamalakar

This feature length documentary follows the lives of three people as they embark on a journey to find their life partners through an organized marriage fair in Calcutta, India.

Winner Best Documentary Mumbai International Film Festival.

(Available at cultureunplugged.com)


Citizen Sharma

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

Story about one of the first south asian taxi drivers in New York City.

The Gowanus Canal

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

Story about the infamous and historic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn and the attempt to reclaim it.

Chief Engineer Conrad

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

A profile on Conrad Milster and his engine room at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Land of the Free

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

This short film follows the stories of three people who were directly affected by the country's changed immigration laws

SALAM – The First ****** Laureate, 2018
Holy (un)Holy River, 2017
Garwin, 2014
David Bromberg – Unsung Treasure, 2012
Building Bridges, 2012
300 Miles to Freedom, 2011
Heart of Stone, 2009
Brothers In Arms, 2003
A Match Made in Calcutta, 2000
Citizen Sharma
The Gowanus Canal
Chief Engineer Conrad
Land of the Free
SALAM – The First ****** Laureate, 2018

Director/Editor – Anand Kamalakar
Producers – Omar Vandal and Zakir Thaver

Salam is a feature length documentary about the life of the Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam. The film took about fourteen years to make and has screened at over 25 cities around the world. It has won over six international awards for best documentary.

(http://www.salamthefilm.com)

Holy (un)Holy River, 2017

Co-Director/Editor – Anand Kamalakar
Director/Producer – Peter McBride & Jake Norton

Holy (un)Holy River is a feature length documentary about the river Ganges in India. The film documents the 1500 mile journey the filmmakers took from the head of the glacier that feeds the river to the delta. Focusing on the threat the river faces from climate change, industrial pollution and the human impact, the film captures the dire state of affairs. Premiering at the Telluride Mountain Film Festival, the film has screened around the world and has won several awards. It will be broadcasted on the National Geographic channel in India in 2019.

(http://www.holyunholyriver.com)

Garwin, 2014

Director – Richard Breyer & Anand Kamalakar
Editor/Camera – Anand Kamalakar

Garwin, is a feature length documentary about the renowned the physicist Richard Garwin. Richard Garwin is designed the Hydrogen Bomb and then spent his life advising every US President from Eisenhower to Obama on the perils of nuclear war. He was award the Medal of Freedom by President Obama in 2016.

(http://www.garwinthemovie.com)

David Bromberg – Unsung Treasure, 2012

Director – Beth Kruvant
Editor– Anand Kamalakar

David Bromberg – Unsung Treasure is a feature length documentary about the renowned musician David Bromberg. As popular as Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead in the 1970s, David Bromberg is one of the greats of American Rock/Folk/Blues music. The film charts his roller coaster career and captures his brilliance as a performer.

(Available on Amazon Prime)

Building Bridges, 2012

Director/Editor – Anand Kamalakar

Building Bridges is a feature length documentary about culture shock.The film documents the journey of 28 high school students from New York, as they navigate India and its cacophony, discomfort, unpredictability and beauty.

(Available at cultureunplugged.com)


300 Miles to Freedom, 2011

Director – Richard Breyer & Anand Kamalakar
Editor/Camera – Anand Kamalakar

300 Miles to Freedom chronicles the fugitive slave John W Jones’ journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The film also celebrates those who quietly stood up against the abhorrent system of slavery, by helping slaves to freedom.
The film attempts to trace the road John may have taken in the 1900s to freedom

(http://www.300milestofreedom.com)

Heart of Stone, 2009

Director – Beth Kruvant
Editor/Producer– Anand Kamalakar

Heart of Stone is about the trials and tribulations of high school principal Ronald Stone, Jewish & African American alumni, and even gang members, working together to restore the local school's safety and past glory. Set in the gritty inner city of Newark, New Jersey, the film is a remarkable account of the odds young disadvantaged black youth face in finding a life outside their crime ridden surroundings. Winner best documentary at Slamdance Film Festval, Conquest Film Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival and New Jersey Film Festival.

(Available on Amazon Prime)

Brothers In Arms, 2003

Editor – Anand Kamalakar

In 2003, ABC News correspondent Mike Cerre spent four months with U.S. Marine Company Fox 2/5 - from the moment they began training for the coming war in Iraq to the day they finally arrived in Baghdad. 

Cerre tells the story of some of the fiercest fighting they experienced, and the day they lost one of their own.

Nominated for an Emmy Award.

A Match Made in Calcutta, 2000

Producer/Editor – Anand Kamalakar

This feature length documentary follows the lives of three people as they embark on a journey to find their life partners through an organized marriage fair in Calcutta, India.

Winner Best Documentary Mumbai International Film Festival.

(Available at cultureunplugged.com)


Citizen Sharma

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

Story about one of the first south asian taxi drivers in New York City.

The Gowanus Canal

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

Story about the infamous and historic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn and the attempt to reclaim it.

Chief Engineer Conrad

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

A profile on Conrad Milster and his engine room at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Land of the Free

Director/Editor/Writer – Anand Kamalakar
Short documentaries for NHK Japan for series called CHIKYU WALKER.
Engaging New York stories about people and places.

This short film follows the stories of three people who were directly affected by the country's changed immigration laws

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