FILMS THIS MONTH

27-Sep-2017 7:00 PM

Tales of Gorakhpur: Path Towards a Climate Resilient Future


DOC FILM. Tales of Gorakhpur: Path Towards a Climate Resilient Future (English/Hindi/2012/20mins) Dir. Rishu Nigam Gorakhpur is the second largest city in the mid-Gangetic plains of India. This film tells the story of a city grappling with the dual pressures of urbanisation and climate change. While highlighting the enormous challenge in Gorakhpur, the film builds a case for local governments and citizens to work together to make their cities resilient and sustainable. Collab. CMS India Venue: Casuarina

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05-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Film - Making of the Mahatma


FILM CLUB SCREENING | Making of the Mahatma (English/1996/144mins). Dir. Shyam Benegal. Based on the book The Apprenticeship of a Mahatma by Fatima Meer. Collab. NFDC. Venue: Gulmohar

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08-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Wildlife Week Special Screening


DOC FILM |Wildlife Week Special Screening Durrellís Underhogs (Eng/2017/45mins) Dir. Daniel Craven. The film is about the critically endangered Pygmy Hog and the relentless efforts initiated by author and pioneering conservationist Gerald Durrell for saving it. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with the crew. Collab. Kriti Film Club. Venue: Gulmohar

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17-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Dance Like a Man


FILM CLUB SCREENING | Dance Like a Man (English/2004/120mins) Dir. Pamela Rooks. Based on a play of the same name by Mahesh Dattani. Collab. NFDC. Venue: Gulmohar

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22-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda


FILM CLUB SCREENING |Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (Hindi/1992/130mins) Dir. Shyam Benegal. Based on a novel of the same name by Dharmavir Bharati. Collab. NFDC. Venue: Gulmohar

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23-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Garbage or Resource?


A Dominican Republic Experience (Spanish with Eng subtitles/2012/17mins) Dir. Natasha Despotovic. G 2 G: Grassroots to Global (English/2013/28mins) Dir. Neela Venkatraman. Collab. CMS India. Venue: Gulmohar

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24-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

The Silver of the Sea


The Silver of the Sea (Norwegian with Eng subtitles/2013/29mins) Dir. Are Pilskog. One of the world's greatest natural phenomena takes place every year off the west coast of Norway, as giant herring shoals up to several kilometres long and wide. Collab. CMS India. Venue: Gulmohar

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25-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

The Salesman


FILM CLUB SCREENING |The Salesman (Persian/2016/125mins) Dir. Asghar Farhadi. When the wife gets assaulted, her husband attempts to determine the identity of the attacker, while she struggles to cope with post-trauma stress. Collab. The Indian Express. Venue: Gulmohar

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26-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Manthan


FILM CLUB SCREENING | Manthan (Hindi with Eng subtitles/1976/135mins) Dir. Shyam Benegal; Screenplay: Vijay Tendulkar; Cast: Smita Patil, Girish Karnad, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri. Inspired by the pioneering milk cooperative movement of Verghese Kurien, Manthan is set amidst the backdrop of the White Revolution of India. The film was entirely crowdfunded with support from 50, 0000 farmers. Collab. National Film Archive of India. Venue: The Stein Auditorium

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27-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Ashad Ka Ek Din


Ashad Ka Ek Din (Hindi/1971/114mins) Dir. Mani Kaul. Based on a play of the same name by Mohan Rakesh. Collab. NFDC. Venue: Gulmohar

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31-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

Her Mother


FILM CLUB SCREENING | Her Mother (Japanese/95mins) Dir. Yoshinori Sato. Her Mother tells the story of Harumi, an average housewife who suffers the tragedy of losing her daughter Michiyo in a murder committed by her son-in-law Koji. Harumi becomes obsessed with trying to understand why Koji did it and starts visiting him in prison in order to find out the truth before he faces the death penalty. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director. Collab. Embassy of Japan & Japan Foundation. Venue: The Stein Auditorium

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31-Oct-2017 7:00 PM

FDZone Delhi Screenings


DOC FILM. FDZone Delhi Screenings. When the Sun Didnít Rise (Punjabi & Hindi, with Eng subtitles/1984/57mins) Dir. Teenaa Kaur. The documentary looks at 3 women who lost their husbands in the riots that followed the assassination of the then PM Indira Gandhi in 1984. Venue: Gulmohar

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