REVIEW FOR JULY BOYS: NEW GLOBAL PLAYERS - A DOCUMENTARY BY GAUTHAM SONTI
Never worked in a BPO before? Check out Gautam Sonti's version of what it can be like. Hyderabad Film Club is presenting its monthly short film s on 26th August, 6:30 PM. On offer this month, is "July Boys: New Global Players", by Gautam Sonti. The screening is at Prasad's Preview Labs, Beside LV Prasad Eye Hospital.
July Boys: New Global Players, is a film by Gautam Sonti in collaboration with Carol Upadhya. This is the third of a three film series called Bangalore’s Software Industry, the other two being The ‘M’ Way & Fun @ Sun.
The Indian software outsourcing industry has emerged as a key node of the global economy. The series of ethnographic films coding culture explores the cultures of outsourced work, and the moulding of a new workforce to cater to this global high-tech industry.
July Boys focuses on a small ‘startup’ company in Bangalore that designs and produces software products for cellular service providers in Europe and the U.S. Turning the tables on the usual outsourcing story, July Systems has leveraged US-based venture capital and Indian technical expertise to break into the latest high-tech markets.
Gautam Sonti is a Bangalore based documentary filmmaker, who's done a four year course in electrical engineering. He makes non-fiction films and amongst other things, he is interested in visual ethnographies of institutions of science and technology. Of late, he has been focusing on collaborative ways of film making. His previous trilogy "Little Republics" on grassroots of democracy received wide acclaim. He would present the film, and reply to queries by the audience about the film.
Please contact Bh S S Prakash Reddy, Secretary of Hyderabad Film Club at 93910 20243 or Sumanaspati Reddy at 98852-69369 for further details.