Persistence Resistance @ FTII

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Film & Television Institute of India and Magic Lantern Foundation Dates: 15, 16 & 17 September 2009 Venue: FTII, Law College Road, Pune 411001 The Event In the last decade or so Indian image-makers have crossed new boundaries, carried out different formal experiments and also recast the notion of political film making. Women have played a significant role in this and…

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Open Forum

A Festival of Contemporary Political Films   Organised by Film & Television Institute of India and Magic Lantern Foundation Dates: 15, 16 & 17 September 2009 Venue: FTII, Law College Road, Pune 411001 Preview Theatre 15 September 2009, 10:30 to 13:30 Independent Cinema in the Globalized world: Challenges & Possibilities The diverse articulations, practices and contexts that we share with our fellow filmmamkers are invaluable when they are created on…

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Daughters of Fire

Daughters of Fire, a two-day film festival on violence against women and women’s resistance to it, was organised by Vimochana and the Asian Women’s Human rights Council (AWHRC) in collaboration with the Bangalore Film Society and Alliance Francaise de Bangalore. The festival was held on 27 – 28 June, 2009 at the Alliance Francaise, Bangalore. Held against the backdrop of the India Court of Women on Dowry and Related Forms of…

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2nd International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala

The Kerala State Chalachithra Academy’s 2nd International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala focused on issues such as the Environment, the growing participation of women filmmakers and the role of the Films Division in the popularisation of documentary filmmaking in India. The festival was held in Kerala between 19th – 25th June, 2009 at the Kairali and Sree Theatres in Thiruvananthapuram. Though the Competition Section was confined to Indian films, the…

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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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