Schedule

PR2010_PosterA 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

 Auditorium 1 Auditorium 2 Outdoor Night Screening
9:30 AMRegistration
10:30 AMInauguration
by Jai Chandiram
Keynote address
by The Hoot
Inaugural Film:
Wagah
Dir: Supriyo Sen
14 min, 2008, India/Pakistan/Germany
11:45 AMSacrifice of Babulal Bhuiyan
Dir: Manjira Datta,
64 min, 1988, India
11:45 AMFilms of Manjira Datta
Sacrifice of Babulal Bhuiyan
64 min, 1988, India
The Many Faces of Madness
Dir: Amar Kanwar,
19 min, 2000, India
Films of Kesang Tseten
We Homes Chaps
74 min, 2002, Nepal
Q&A with Filmmakers:
Manjira Datta and Amar Kanwar
2:15 PMDelhi Premiere
The Advocate
Dir: Deepa Dhanraj,
126 min, 2007, India
2:30 PMConversation with Filmmaker
Kesang Tseten with Samina Mishra
4:35 PMKya Main Qaafir Hoon?
Dir: Sandhir Flora,
56 min, 2009, India
Bilal
Dir: Sourav Sarangi,
88 min, 2008, India
5:00 PMConversation with Filmmaker
Manjira Datta with Brinda Bose
Q&A with Filmmakers:
Deepa Dhanraj and Sandhir Flora
7:45 PMRishtey (Relationship)
Dir: Manjira Datta,
25 min, 1994, India
Naach (The Dance)
Dir: Saba Dewan,
84 min, 2008, India
Filmmakers will be present to introduce film

26 February 2010, Friday

 Auditorium 1 Auditorium 2 Outdoor Night Screening
9:30 AMStudent Films from NID, Ahmedabad:
Sarai
Dir: Prachi Mokashi,
18 min, 2008, India
10:00 AMFilms of Bishakha Datta
In the Flesh
53 min, 2002, India
Pollena Kathe
Dir: Udayraj P. J.,
15 min, 2008, India
Bride Wanted
Dir: Sarah DaÕCosta,
16 min, 2008, India
Kapi
Dir: Prahlad Gopakumar,
11 min, 2008, India
Tran Eka Tran
Dir: Aastha Gohil,
19 min, 2008, India
10:55 AMFilms of Bishakha Datta
Hot Off the Press
31 min, 2006, India
Antardvandva
Dir: Ujjwal Utkarsh,
21 min, 2008, India
Allah-u-Akbar
Dir: Asham K. R.,
10 min, 2008, India
Purna Virama
Dir: Ujjwal Utkarsh,
12 min, 2008, India
11:45 AMWhatÕs the point of telling stories when they arenÕt even true?
Dir: Aditi Banerjee,
12 min, 2008, India
11:40 AMFilms of Saba Dewan
SitaÕs Family
60 min, 2003, India
Nodir Gan
Dir: Prachi Mokashi,
23 min, 2009, India
Chattalmazha (Drizzle)
Dir: Asham K. R.,
16 min, 2009, India
Sarkhej
Dir: Shraddha Sakhalkar,
12 min, 2009, India
Dopahar
Dir: Siddharth Gautam Singh,
16 min, 2009, India
12:40 PMFilms of Saba Dewan
Delhi Mumbai Delhi
63 min, 2006, India
Gullak
Dir: Manish Saini,
19 min, 2009, India
Chaah
Dir: Prem Gunjan,
12 min, 2009, India
2:05 PMAdha Aasman: WomenÕs Access to Health Care
Dir: Samina Mishra,
32 min, 1996, India
Silent Hues
Dir: R. Rohini,
49 min, 2007, India
2:30 PMConversation with Filmmaker
Bishakha Datta with Veena Hariharan
I Ranu Gayen
Dir: Shyamal Karmakar,
9 min, 2002, India
Arzoo
Dir: Shashi Ghosh Gupta,
26 min, 2008, India
Q&A with Filmmakers:
Samina Mishra R. Rohini and Shashi Ghosh Gupta
4:35 PMGoddesses
Dir: Leena Manimekalai,
45 min, 2007, India
Life of the Law
Dir: Manjira Datta,
30 min, 2004, India
5:00 PMConversation with Filmmaker
Saba Dewan with Sabeena Gadihoke
Something Like a War
Dir: Deepa Dhanraj,
52 min, 1991, India
Tales From the Margins
Dir: Kavita Joshi,
23 min, 2006, India
Q&A with Filmmakers:
Manjira Datta and Kavita Joshi
7:45 PMThe Last Rites
Dir: Yasmine Kabir,
17 min, 2008, Bangladesh
In Search of the Riyal
Dir: Kesang Tseten,
83 min, 2009, Nepal

Filmmakers will be present to introduce film

27 February 2010, Saturday

 Auditorium 1 Auditorium 2 Outdoor Night Screening
9:30 AMStudents' Films from FTII, Pune:
Padaav
Dir: Abhinav Gupta,
11 min, India
Thread
Dir: Lillium Leonard,
20 min, India
Swayambhu Sen Foresees His End
Dir: Debashish Medhekar,
18 min, India
9:45AMFilms shot by Avijit Mukul Kishore
John and Jane
Dir: Ashim Ahluwalia,
83 min, India"
Narmeen
Dir: Dipti Gogna,
17 min, India
Tubulence
Dir: Gulam Shaffi Khan,
10 min, India
Ramoshi
Dir: Tathagata Singha,
13 min, India
Vaishnav Jan Toh
Dir: Kaushal Oza,
10 min, India
In the Garden
Dir: Mahashweta Burma,
12 min, India
Chivlya
Dir: Rohit Sawakhande,
12 min, India
11:10 AMFilms shot by Avijit Mukul Kishore
Made in India
Dir: Madhusree Dutta,
37 min, 2002, India"
Kal 15 August Dukan Band Rahegi
Dir: Pratik Vats,
11 min, India
11:55 AMJourney of Snow Flake
Dir: Rahat Jiloha,
11 min, India
The Light and Her Shadow
Dir: Andrea Lannetta,
11 min, India
12:00 PMFilms of Supriyo Sen
Hope Dies Last in War
77 min, 2007, India
Dhin Tak Dha
Dir: Shraddha Pasi,
20 min, India
Ekti Kaktaliyo Golpo
Dir: Tathagata Singha,
10 min, India
3 Cheers
Dir: Promod Jainarian,
8 min, India
1:30 PMBhagwan Das: In Pursuit of Ambedkar
Dir: S. Anand,
60 min, 2009, India
1:20 PMFilms of Supriyo Sen
Rupban Ð The Beautiful
26 min, 2008, India
Sarpat
Dir: Abhay Tiwari,
18 min, 2009, India
2:30 PMConversation with Filmmaker
Avijit Mukul Kishore with Shankhajeet De
Hunting Down Water
Dir: Sanjay Barnela & Vasant Saberwal,
32 min, 2003, India
The Latent City
Dir: Krishnendu Bose,
58 min, 2009, India
Q&A with Filmmakers:
S. Anand, Abhay Tiwari, Sanjay Barnela, Vasant Saberwal and Krishnendu Bose
4:45 PMML 05 B 6055
Dir: Ruchika Negi, Amit Mahanti & Subhashim Goswami (Frame Works),
38 min, 2008, India
5:00 PMConversation with Filmmaker
Supriyo Sen with Ira Bhaskar
Out of Thin Air
Dir: Samreen Farooqui & Shabani Hassanwalia,
49 min, 2009, India
.in for motion
Dir: Anirban Datta,
59 min, 2008, India
Q&A with Filmmakers:
Frame Works, Samreen Farooqui and Ranu Ghosh
7:45 PMWagah
Dir: Supriyo Sen,
14 min, 2009, India/Pakistan/Germany
World Premiere
Sound of Tibet: Awakening Kindness
Dir: Kim Joon-Nyeon,
59 min, 2008, Tibet

Filmmakers will be present to introduce film

Retrospectives


All three days, 9:30 am onwards

Video Parlour 1Video Parlour 2Video Parlour 3
Retrospective
DEEPA DHANRAJ
Retrospective
MANJIRA DATTA
Retrospective
SABA DEWAN
Kya Hua Iss Shehar Ko?
52 min, 1986, India
Sacrifice of Babulal Bhuiyan
64 min, 1988, India
Barf (Snow)
54 min, 1997, India
Something Like a War
52 min, 1991, India
Democracy in Crisis
50 min, 1991, India
Sita's Family
60 min, 2002, India
The Legacy of Malthus
50 min, 1994, India
Seeds of Plenty, Seeds of Sorrow
52 min, 1992, India
Delhi Mumbai Delhi
63 min, 2006, India
Time to Listen
50 min, 1996, India
Rishtey (Relationship)
25 min, 1994, India & USA
Naach (The Dance)
84 min, 2008, India
Nari Adalat
40 min, 2000, India
Present Times
50 min, 1998, India
Young Historians
47 min, 2005, India
Jeevan Jyothi
55 min, 2008, India
Video Parlour 4Video Parlour 5Video Parlour 6
Retrospective
KRISHNENDU BOSE
Retrospective
SANJAY BARNELA
Retrospective
SUPRIYO SEN
Revolution and After
30 min, 1992, India
Turf Wars
(co-director: Vasant Saberwal)
34 min, 2001, India
The Dream of Hanif
26 min, 1997, India
Harvesting Hunger
53 min, 2000, India
Hunting Down Water
(co-director: Vasant Saberwal)
32 min, 2003, India
The Nest
38 min, 2000, India
Jardhar Diary
29 min, 2002, India
Turf Wars Revisited
17 min, 2004, India
Way Back Home
120 min, 2003, India
Dance With Hands Held Tight
61 min, 2005, India
River Taming Mantras
(co-director: Vasant Saberwal)
31 min, 2004, India
Hope Dies Last in War
77 min, 2007, India
Delhi – Work in Progress
38 min, 2008, India
Water Business is Good Business
(co-director: Vasant Saberwal)
27 min, 2004, India
Wagah
14 min, 2009, India/Pakistan/Germany
Following the Rhythms
34 min, 2005, India

Installations


All three days

 Installation 1 Installation 2 Installation 3
9:30 AMDisconnect
An Installation by Frame Works
7:00 PMDialogue Remains
An Installation by Ranu Ghosh
7:00 PMFilms on installation
Erased
Dir: Neha Raheja Thakker,
9 min, 2009, India
Looking for Amitabh
Dir: Meenakshi Shedde,
5 min, 2003, India
Baba Black Beard
Dir: Sanghamitra Karmakar,
11 min, 2006, India

Note: Programme subject to last minute changes

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