FILMS THIS MONTH

14-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

Gurgaon


Gurgaon (Hindi with Eng subtitles/2017/107mins) Dir. Shankar Raman. Preet, the daughter of a real estate tycoon, is kidnapped. Soon, a chain of events unravels as her family and her brother Nikki Singh try to track her whereabouts. Open to Habitat Film Club members only. Collab. Indian Express Venue: Gulmohar

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16-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

Fifty Years of EPW


Fifty Years of EPW (Doc Film/English/2018/32 mins) Director. Rafeeq Ellias. The film documents the role that Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) has played and continues to play in promoting research in the social sciences in India and traces the growth of EPW as a unique and world class institution. Venue: Gulmohar

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17-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

Habitat Film Appreciation Forum


Habitat Film Appreciation Forum screens Apur Panchali (Bengali with Eng subtitles/2013/97mins). Dir. Kaushik Ganguly. The film is based on the life of Subir Banerjee, the actor who played Apu in Satyajit Ray’s iconic film Pather Panchali. The screening will be introduced by Shantanu Ray Chaudhari, Film critic who has been Editor of many critically-acclaimed Books on Cinema. Venue: Gulmohar

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19-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

River Terns of Bhadra


River Terns of Bhadra (Doc Film/Eng/23mins). Dir. Amoghavarsha J. S. Hidden cameras capture the life of the terns from the Bhadra reservoir on the Western Ghats. Followed by a screening of Kavadi - A Dying River (Eng/21mins). Dir. Kiran Khadge. It documents the sharp fall in migratory birds visiting Kavadi, Maharashtra. Collab. CMS Vatavaran Venue: Casuarina

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22-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

In Our Bodies Live Our Stories


(Doc Film/Eng/60mins). The preview of this documentary film in the making captures Ananya Dance Theatre’s work on social justice issues and creating communities with other marginalised populations. Present for the Q & A that follows will be Darren Johnson, Director and Film maker, Ananya Chatterjee, Founder, Artistic Director, Choreographer and other dancers of the Ananya Dance Theatre. Venue: Gulmohar

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27-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

Firingoti


Firingoti (Assamese with Eng subtitles/1992/116mins). Dir. Jahnu Barua. The story is set in 1962, the time of the Sino-Indian war. It won the National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film, while Moloya Goswami was awarded with the National Film Award for Best Actress. Venue: Casuarina

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28-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

Kriti Film Club Screenings


Kriti Film Club Screenings. The Premiere of Daughter of Nepal (India/Nepal/2018/34mins). Dir. & Prod. Surbhi Dewan. The daughter of two formidable political leaders of Nepal, Manushi Yami Bhattarai was sent across the border as her parents prepared to go underground for a Peoples' War against the Nepalese monarchy. The film captures a rarely seen side of a revolutionary movement. Venue: Gulmohar

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28-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

The Song Keepers


The Song Keepers (English/80mins) Dir. Naina Sen. A documentary on the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir, which had its world premiere at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival. The screening will be followed by an interaction with the Director. Collab. Australian High Commission, India Venue: The Stein Auditorium

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Film at Habitat World

Delhi’s relationship with cinema needs no introduction. Besides film screenings, Habitat World has made it possible to have interactive sessions with critically acclaimed producers, actors, directors and film critics making the magic of the movies more accessible and enjoyable. From the early classics to the contemporary masterpieces of new film makers, as well as films from mainstream cinema showcasing the works of the legends and rising stars of Indian and World cinema, our Film Club hopes to expose the audience to the wealth and variety of cinema from across the globe.

 

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