As Others See Us

‘As Others See Us’ was a research project conducted in partnership with the National Films Archives of India. The project was co-ordinated by Ms. Vijaya Mulay, the President of Indian Federation of Film Societies and a walking encyclopedia on world cinema. The main objective of the research was to look deeper into films on India by non-Indian filmmakers. Ms. Mulay is a personal friend of many great film makers like…

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Media Mail/Alternate Media Times

‘Media Mail’ was a quarterly journal that started in January 1997 and addressed issues relating to media, development and culture, and attempted to fulfil an expressed the need by grassroots NGOs and activists, to receive regular information on alternate videos, developments in technology, media news and views of media practitioners. ‘Media Mail’, which later began to be called ‘Alternate Media Times’ because of official registration criteria, went out to over…

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Media and the Marginalized

A booklet of a lecture delivered by P. Sainath on the occasion of the A. C. Sen Memorial Lecture organised jointly by Magic Lantern Foundation, Vikalp Social Organisation and Popular Education and Action Centre, on April 30, 1998 in New Delhi. The lecture was chaired by Kuldip Nayyar.

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Khwaab-e-Seher

1991, Audio Cassette, 60 min At a time when the entire country was reeling under communal frenzy, MLF produced ‘Khwaab-e-Saher’, an audio cassette of a collection of Urdu poetry by great poets like Faiz, Iqbal, Sahir, Majaaz, Bismil and Dushyant. The collection not only demonstrates the literary contribution of the poets, most of who were Muslim, it also underscores the deep roots of Urdu in our culture, and the collective…

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