Moving People Film Festival: Films in Detail

Stories on Film selected by Four Curators from Two Continents World Social Forum, Moi International Sports Centre, Block L Near Entrance 5 Details of the films curated by: Durban International Film Festival Curator: MONICA RORVIK January 21, 2007 The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has made a programme selection that includes the 27th edition’s award-winning Best South African Feature film, Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon; Best Documentary, Workingman’s Death; Best…

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Moving People Film Festival: A Report

21 – 24 January 2007, World Social Forum, Nairobi Background The Moving People Film Festival was a part of the arts project: Moving People: Africa-Asia Interface on Migration / Refugee / Exile / Diaspora. The project was created and executed by @Culture, India (a network of Majlis, Magic Lantern Foundation, Point of View and independent artists), Focus on Global South; Centre for Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; GoDown Arts…

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The 8th Madurai Film Festival

The 8th edition of this annual film festival was spread across the city and villages around Madurai. In the city, there were regular screenings during the day at Madura College, Lady Doak College, American College and Madurai Institute of Social Sciences. The evening screenings were held at theTamilnadu Theological Seminary. There were also full day screenings at the MUTA hall. These parallel screenings in different venues showcased 85 films from…

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The 3 Screens Film Festival

Public ka Multiplex, India Social Forum, New Delhi, November 10 – 12, 2006 The 3 Screens Film Festival was put together by the Delhi Film Archive at the Public Ka Multiplex, during the India Social Forum in New Delhi, from November 10 to 12, 2006. The festival featured 99 films, over 3 days, in 3 auditoriums running parallel to the India Social Forum. Magic Lantern Foundation, as part of the…

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Quotes from the Earth

A film festival on the environment, organised by Toxics Link and India International Centre (IIC) from November 3 to 5, 2006, at the IIC. Quotes From the Earth attempted to bring together a multitude of voices and views on environment from across the globe, the unifying thread being equitable justice for all. From the rare cloud forests of Latin America to the impact of global warming on the world’s largest…

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The 7th Madurai Film Festival

6 – 10 December 2005 Between December 6 and 10, 2005, the 7th Madurai Film Festival, organised by Marupakkam and other local groups, screened a large number of films to Madurai residents, comprising students, people interested in literature, journalists and common citizens. Magic Lantern Foundation contributed with 11 films that it is distributing through its distribution initiative Under Construction. A Report In its 7th year, the Madurai Film Festival started…

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The Woman’s World

A festival of films on women & health Screening venue: 10th IWHM, New Delhi, Hotel Samrat, Kautilya (adjacent to the conference venue) September 21 – 26, 2005 The understanding of women’s health today has moved beyond maternal roles and procreation, to a more holistic notion. It is now widely accepted that health is dependent on age, class, race, caste, gender, ethnicity, culture, location, disability, marital status and sexual orientation, and…

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The Woman’s World: Films in Detail

A festival of films on women and health At the 10th IWHM, New Delhi WORKSCAPE Tales of the Night Fairies 2002, 74 mins, India Directed by Shohini Ghosh Five sex workers – four women and one man – along with the filmmaker/narrator embark on a journey of storytelling. ‘Tales of the Night Fairies’ explores the power of collective organizing and resistance while reflecting upon contemporary debates around sex work. The…

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