Persistence Resistance 2014

Goethe Institut - Max Mueller Bhavan
3 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001
From Programme Director Duration Year Country
Sunday, 16 February 2014
18:00 Delhi Launch of the book "Project Cinema City"
Edited by Madhusree Dutta, Kaushik Bhaumik, Rohan Shivkumar
published by Tulika Books in collaboration with Majlis and Goethe Institute
  Welcome note        
  Screening of Sin City, on the filmography of crime in Bombay/Mumbai Shrikant Agawane      
  Release of the book by Vivan Sundaram, guest of honour        

Panel Discussion: Writing/Shooting the City - Avijit Mukul Kishore and Madhusree Dutta
Ravi Vasudevan, Tushar Joag with Sherna Dastur (designer), and
Madhusree Dutta and Kaushik Bhaumik (co-editors)

  Vicky - a performance piece by Tadpole Repertory Neel Chaudhuri      
India International Centre - Main Auditorium
40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003
From Programme Director Duration Year Country
Monday, 17 February 2014
09:00 Registration and Inauguration        

Inaugural Film

Kya Hua Iss Sheher Ko? (What happened to this city?)

Deepa Dhanraj 95 min 1986 India

Subject and Power - Conversation with Deepa Dhanraj and Navroze Contractor
Discussants: Pankaj Butalia, Dr. Madhavi Menon

13:00 Something Like a War Deepa Dhanraj 52 min 1991 India/UK
14:30 Jari Mari: Of cloth and other stories Surabhi Sharma 75 min 2001 India

Bidesia and Beyond: Subaltern Realities - Conversation with Surabhi Sharma
Discussants: Sanjay Kak, Rupleena Bose

17:30 Can we see the baby bump please? Surabhi Sharma 49 min 2013 India
Evening Screenings        
19:00 Invoking Justice Deepa Dhanraj 52 min 2011 India
19:55 Bidesia in Bambai Surabhi Sharma 90 min 2013 India
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014        
09:00 Registration        
09:30 Naata (The Bond) Anjali Monteiro, K. P. Jayasankar 45 min 2003 India
10:20 Shared Practice - Conversation with Anjali Monteiro and K. P. Jayasankar
Discussant: Manak Matiyani
12:30 So Heddan So Hoddan (Like Here Like There) Anjali Monteiro, K. P. Jayasankar 52 min 2011 India
14:30 Words on Water Sanjay Kak 85 min 2002 India
16:00 Words on Water: Nation and Truth - Conversation with Sanjay Kak
Discussants: Mallika Shakya, Surabhi Sharma
18:00 In the Forest Hangs a Bridge Sanjay Kak 40 min 1999 India
Evening Screenings        
19:00 Saacha (The Loom) Anjali Monteiro, K. P. Jayasankar 50 min 2001 India
19:55 Red Ant Dream Sanjay Kak 120 min 2013 India
Wednesday, 19 February 2014        
09:00 Registration        
09:30 No Problem! - Six Months with the Barefoot Grandmas Yasmin Kidwai 55 min 2012 India

The Craft of Editing - Conversation with Jabeen Merchant
Discussants: Rahul Roy, Surabhi Sharma

12:10 Till We Meet Again Rahul Roy 90 min 2013 India
14:30 The Shadow Circus: CIA in Tibet Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam 50 min 1998 UK

Memories of Tibet: Finding my Character - Conversation with Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam
Discussants: Latika Gupta, Anupama Chandra

17:15 When Hari Got Married Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam 75 min 2012 India, UK, USA
Evening Screenings        
19:00 A Stranger in My Native Land Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam 32 min 1998 UK
19:35 Hindustan Hamara (This Country is Ours) [World Premiere] R. V. Ramani 100 min 2014 India
Khoj International Artists' Association
S-17, Khirkee Extension, New Delhi - 110017
From Film Director Duration Year Country
Thursday, 20 February 2014
09:30 Registration and Inauguration        
10:00 Hindustan Hamara (This Country is Ours) R. V. Ramani 100 min 2014 India

My Camera: From Image to Story - Conversation with R. V. Ramani
Discussants: Surabhi Sharma, Anupama Srinivasan

14:30 Nirnay (Decision) Pushpa Rawat, Anupama Srinivasan 56 min 2012 India

You Don't Belong: Language of New Cinema - Conversation with Anupama Srinivasan, Spandan Banerjee, Subasri Krishnan
Discussant: Samina Mishra

17:15 This or that particular person Subasri Krishnan 26 min 2012 India
17:45 To Let Spandan Banerjee 60 min 2013 India

Conversation with Anupama Srinivasan, Spandan Banerjee, Subasri Krishnan continued
Discussant: Samina Mishra

Entry Free, All are Welcome. Seating on first come first serve basis. Schedule subject to last minute changes.