Guerrera Films Independent film production company

Film Review: Latcho Drom
Goppi, the Cuban Indian
Even The Crows: A Divided Gujarat
People's Assembly: View from the Floor
Charlie
Film Review: Latcho Drom
Film Review: Latcho Drom

Film Review by Sonum Sumaria (08/04/14) Latcho Drom (1993) Director: Tony Gatlif Cinematographer: Eric Guichard This is a beautiful and soulful film and was really a pleasure to watch (and listen to). It is a kind of observational documentary of gypsies through their music and dance. The film takes us from India, through to Egypt, [...]

Goppi, the Cuban Indian
Goppi, the Cuban Indian

A film by Sonum Sumaria, 2013. A short and intimate culinary journey with Goppi, one of the very few Indians living in Havana. He reflects on the differences between life in India and life in Cuba… The film won the Audience Choice Award at Michaelhouse Film Competition, and was in the official selection for the [...]

Even The Crows: A Divided Gujarat
Even The Crows: A Divided Gujarat

Even the Crows is a film about the murky past of India’s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi – a past that cannot be easily erased, especially for the victims of one of the most horrific massacres to take place in the subcontinent’s recent history. In 2002 thousands of Muslims were killed, raped and displaced in India’s North-Western [...]

People’s Assembly: View from the Floor
People's Assembly: View from the Floor

A short video about the the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, which took place in Westminster, London in June 2013. The People’s Assembly brought together campaigns against cuts and privatisation with trade unionists in a movement for social justice. Sheena Sumaria, 2013

Charlie
Charlie

A portrait of Charlie, a street cleaner, working in one of England’s richest towns – Beaconsfield. Directed and filmed by Sheena Sumaria. Assisted by Ross Domoney. Filmed at the National School of Film and Television, 2013

Still Standing
Still Standing

  Set in a slum of Medellin, Colombia, this documentary tells the stories of Lidia and Jonathan who are trying to carve out a new life after their violent past. Directed, filmed and edited by Sheena Sumaria and Sean Patterson

Chile Construyendo Sueños – Chile Building Dreams
Chile Construyendo Sueños - Chile Building Dreams

Documentary about the dreams of Chileans two decades after the fall of the Pinochet dictatorship, and the rise of the Chilean student movement in 2011 as a way to make those dreams reality. A film by Sheena Sumaria, 2012. Broadcasted by HispanTV January 2013. Full film can be seen on HispanTV here: Chile Construyendo Suenos [...]

The Enchanted Apple Tree
The Enchanted Apple Tree

A film by Sonum Sumaria. An enchanting story within a story.  A young girl, Amelia, meets a writer who tells her a tragic love story about a ballerina and pianist. After hearing this magical story, Amelia valiantly attempts save her brother from their aggressive father…

Wealth
Wealth

A short and melodious fiction film exploring how money can corrupt Mmade in the Cuban film school, EICTV in 2011 by Sonum Sumaria.

Film Review: Melancholia
Film Review: Melancholia

Film Review by Sonum Sumaria (24/12/12) Melancholia (2011) Director: Lars Von Trier Cinematographer: Manuel Alberto Claro If you had told me that this film was about the end of the world, I probably wouldn’t have watched it… but as it happens, this film was about the obliteration of planet earth, yet it was done in [...]