28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Train of Thought

Train of Thought

director: Harsh Kumar Khatwan, Ron Shmueli
original title: Le train des pensées
country: France
year: 2022
running time: 13 min.


Audio documentary. Paris metro is the most vital and crucial mode of transportation for Parisians and tourists from around the world. It is the heart and veins of the city. Some of the people are just passing through to reach their destination; for others, it is their livelihood. Who are these people whose lives collide in the tunnels when a train passes through? In this audio documentary, we explore the city’s metro and its Train of Thoughts.


Harsh Kumar Khatwani (28) is a documentary filmmaker based in India. He has a post graduation in Physics and has studied film-making at India’s prestigious Satyajit Ray Film & TV Institute. For the last three years, he has been making science documentaries for India’s public TV channel. His creation Beyond the Labcoat has been selected at one of the finest science film festival in the world.

Ron Shmueli (30), Israel. B.A graduate in communications, Radio and digital broadcasting from the israreli “Sapir” academic college, Sderot. Interned at the israeli news channel “N12” in the podcast department, and worked at the israeli news chanel “13” in the web news desk as content editor. Created podcasts about the Holocaust alongside managing the content and podcasts department at the college’s radio “Kol Hanegev".

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