FILMS THIS MONTH

14-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Captain Corelliís Mandolin


Film Club Screening. Captain Corelliís Mandolin (Eng,Greek,German,Italian with Eng subtitles/2001/132 mins). Dir. John Madden. When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancťe falls in love with the local Italian commander. Collab. The Embassy of Greece & Indo Hellenic Friendship League

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15-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Meghe Dhaka Tara


Film Club Screening. Meghe Dhaka Tara (35 mm/Bengali with Eng subtitles/1960/134 mins). Dir. Ritwik Ghatak. Neeta is the beautiful daughter of a middle-class refugee from East Pakistan. She sacrifices everything for her family while they exploit her goodness and take advantage of her. Collab. Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of I & B, Govt. of India (DFF)

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17-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Enchanted Mamallapuram


Enchanted Mamallapuram (Doc Film/Eng/2012/30 mins). Dir. Benoy K Behl. Produced for Doordarshan. The film is about the marvelous site of Mamallapuram, where hillsides of stone were transformed into a world teeming with the life of deities, humans and animals.

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18-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Untying the Knot


(Doc Film/Canada/Eng/2019/78 mins). Dir. Zana Shammi. Prod. Lalita Krishna & Katy Swailes. The film tells the powerful story of Rumana Monzur, a blinded survivor of a domestic attack. Exploring tradition, family pressure and social stigma, the film lays bare the sacrifices made by women in the name of marital expectation. The screening will be followed by an interaction with the Producer, Lalita Krishna.

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21-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda


Film Club Screening. Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (Hindi with Eng subtitles/1992/130 mins). Dir. Shyam Benegal. Manek Mullah, a storyteller, talks about three women he met at different stages of his life. Followed by a discussion steered by Shubhra Gupta, film critic, Indian Express. Open to Habitat Film Club membersí only. Collab. The Indian Express Film Club

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22-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Film & Talk - Habitat Film Appreciation Forum


Habitat Film Appreciation Forum presents a 35mm screening of ELECTRIC MOON (Eng/1992/102 mins) directed by Pradip Krishen and screenplay by Arundhati Roy. Set in an expensive tourist lodge in the forests of central India, the film is a satirical parody on Westerners visiting India, in search for their stereotypical notions of the country. The screening will be followed by an interaction with Pradip Krishen.

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29-Nov-2019 7:00 PM

Notes On Marital Violence


DOC FILM. Notes On Marital Violence (Malayalam/Marathi/2019/58 mins). Dir. Bindu Nair. This film is an intense portrait of the shadow cast by marital violence, through complicated personal stories of two female and one male protagonist. A nuanced look at the roots of such violence and their impact. Followed by a discussion. Collab. Kriti Film Club

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Film at Habitat World

Delhiís 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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