INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
OF INDIA 2002,
This film handles
the theme of development vs displacement through the main protagonist
Nagi and her husband who live on island. As Government wants to
store water in coming monsoon, it wants to evict the people like
Nagi and Ganapa who have defied the Government orders and stayed
back. What they want adequate compensation with their honour and
dignity, as they are the only Neema performer of the province.
But Government officials express their inability, as only the
‘valuable assets’ are taken as the basis in the fixing compensation.
incidents and imagines, the film shows how the displacement affect
as alumni of Film and TV Institute of India, Pune has made eight
feature films. These eight films in Kannada have bagged five international
awards. 19 national awards and 35 State awards. Dweepa is his
ninth feature film.