Persistence Resistance 2009

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by
 Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009; 10 am to 10 pm Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi 110003 Special focus South Asia The Event What happens when art gets inextricably linked to the politics of subversion and resistance, not only of other art forms but the processes of…

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Persistence Resistance 2009: Schedule

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Festival Schedule Auditorium 1: IIC Auditorium Night Screening: Fountain Lawns Auditorium 2: IIC Conference Room No. 1 Auditorium 3: Pergola Theme Parlours: Gandhi-King Plaza Filmmakers’ Parlours: Gandhi-King Plaza Seminars: IIC Conference Room No. 2 Installations: IIC Central Lawn & Fountain Video Library: Gandhi King Plaza Note: Schedule subject to last minute changes

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Presentations and Seminars

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films April 17, 18 and 19, 2009; 10 am to 10 pm; Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Presentations Ujle Safed Kabootar kuchh nazmein philisteen ke naam Presented by Jana Natya Manch Friday, 17 April, 6:30 PM, Auditorium Palestine, the land that nurtured three great religions, a…

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The Films: Auditorium

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Auditorium: IIC Main Auditorium 17th April, 2009 | 14:00:00 | LOCATING RESISTANCE Mahua Memoirs Director: Vinod Raja 82 min, 2007, INDIA Saloo, the bard, and Thirku, the Baiga, take us on a journey through…

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The Films: Conference Room I

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Conference Room 1 17th April, 2009 | 11:00:00 | CIRCUMSCRIBED Invisible Director: Roz Mortimer 63 min, 2006, UK ‘Invisible’ tells the story of how man-made chemicals are building up in our bodies and being…

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The Films: Pergola

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Pergola 17th April, 2009 | 11:00:00 | CIRCUMSCRIBED The Bee, The Bear And The Kuruba Nanga Jenu Nanga Karadi Nanga Ajja Director: Vinod Raja 63 min, 2001, INDIA “Our forests are marked by our…

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The Films: Fountain Lawns

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Fountain Lawn 17th April, 2009 | 20:30:00 View From A Grain Of Sand Director: Meena Nanji 82 min, 2006, USA ‘View From a Grain of Sand’ is a journey through the last 30 years…

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The Films: Theme Parlours

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Theme Parlour 1 10:00:00 | CIRCUMSCRIBED Bushman’s Secret Director: Rehad Desai 65 min, 2006, SOUTH AFRICA When South African filmmaker Rehad Desai travels to the Kalahari to investigate global interest in ancient Bushmen knowledge,…

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Persistence Resistance 2009: Filmmakers’ Parlours

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Filmmakers Parlour 1 : Films by Sanjay Kak 14:00:00 onwards A House And A Home 55 min, 1993, INDIA A film on people of Indian origin in post-apartheid South Africa. This Land, My Land,…

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Persistence Resistance 2009: Installations

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre April 17, 18 and 19, 2009 Entry Free Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Films on Installation 19:00:00 onwards Saa Director: R. V. Ramani 25 min, 1991, INDIA A man sings in the local train, in Bombay. Men and women dance celebrating the Holi festival in the village…

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