A Festival of Contemporary Political Films
Magic Lantern Foundation & India International Centre
April 17, 18 and 19, 2009
Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi 110003
Films on Installation
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 Salona, in Maharashtra. Ganesh festival celebrations reach its peak on the streets of Bombay. The film is an exploratory journey seeking one’s own rhythm, through the magnetic flux of rural and urban rhythms.
Brahma Vishnu Shiva
Diretor: R. V. Ramani
20 min, 1999, INDIA
The filmmaker persuades his Japanese sculptor friend, Toshikazu Kanai, to work with sand as the medium, near the waterfront on a beach. The waves lash. Children jump around. Fish gets caught. A balloon girl passes. A film happens, revealing the process of creation, sustenance and destruction, all happening at the same time.
Director: Shyamal Karmakar & Sanghamitra Karmakar
9 min, 2007, INDIA
Space you are comfortable with, is taken away by machine_ urban design erases human spots by human aberration. Concrete and iron structures movable and immovable, human beings movable and immovable. Though there will always be a bridge …