Persistence Resistance 2010

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 25, 26 and 27 February 2010 The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.…

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Schedule

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 Festival Schedule 25 February 2010, Thursday 26 February 2010, Friday 27 February 2010, Saturday Retrospectives All three days, 9:30 am onwards Installations All three days Note: Programme subject to last minute changes

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Films in Auditorium 1

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 Films in Auditorium 1 25 February 2010 10:30 to 11:30 Wagah Dir: Supriyo Sen 14 min, 2009, India, Pakistan, Germany Every evening, border crossing along the 3323 km frontier between India and Pakistan becomes the site of an extraordinary event. Border guards on…

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Films in Auditorium 2

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 Films in Auditorium 2 25 February 2010   11:45 to 13:50 FILMS BY MANJIRA DATTA Sacrifice of Babulal Bhuiya (Babulal Bhuiya ki Qurbani) Dir: Manjira Datta 64 min, 1988, India A thousand Indians drag a meager living from the black swamp where ash…

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Night Screenings

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 Films at Outdoor Night Screening 25 February 2010   19:45 to 21:45 Rishte (Relationship) Dir: Manjira Datta 25 min, 1994, India/USA In India the fate of a woman is often determined by the size of the dowry she brings to her marital home.…

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Retrospectives

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 Retrospectives Retrospective of Deepa Dhanraj Deepa Dhanraj is an award winning filmmaker who has been actively involved in the women’s movement since 1980. Over the years, she has participated in workshops, seminars and discussion groups on various issues related to women’s status –…

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Students’ Films

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre Venue: India International Centre 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003 Student films: National Institute of Design 26 February 2010, Auditorium 1 9:30 to 11:30 Saraai Dir: Prachi Mokashi 18 min, 2008, India An NRI from Leicester, Siddhis from Africa and an old Sindhi woman – they all come from different places and yet…

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