Taangh
23-08-22 | 07:00 PM | Stein Auditorium

SPEAKING IN FORGOTTEN TONGUES: Films, Conversations on 75 years of Partition. Taangh (India/ English/Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu (English Subtitles)/ 2021/ 89 mins) Dir.Bani Singh. Against the backdrop of Partition, independent India’s first hockey team defeats England, their erstwhile coloniser, to win the Gold at the 1948 London Olympics. Six decades later, when Nandy Singh, a member of this iconic team suffers a stroke, his tenacious struggle to recover, inspires his daughter to retrace his journey. Using archival footage and interviews with teammates, she reveals lives shaped by the Gold, and by Partition that made them refugees. Followed by a discussion with filmmaker and invited speakers.Collab. Kriti Film Club.