Bangalore International Centre had arranged the screening of the documentary film “Hockey in my Blood” by Sandhya Kumar. Ms. Sandhya Kumar, the director of the film was present to interact with the audience. The film was screened on Friday, 6th November, 2015 at 6.30 PM.
Hockey in my Blood is a film about hockey in Coorg, told through the story of the Kodava Hockey Festival, a tournament played between the families of Coorg. Kodavas, the people of Coorg, are a martial-tribal community known for strong ties to land and family. Every year, players from over 200 families come together to play in their own hockey tournament – The Kodava Hockey Festival. There is no bar on age or gender. The only rule of forming a team is that all members must be from the same family.
This engaging, heartwarming film, made by a young and talented director, attracted several members and kodavas in Bangalore who applauded the Director after the screening