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Sat, 23 Jun


Kaala Dibba (Theatre Performance Space)

Screening | Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya: Lucknow 1920-1949

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Screening | Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya: Lucknow 1920-1949
Screening | Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya: Lucknow 1920-1949

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23 Jun 2018, 7:40 pm

Kaala Dibba (Theatre Performance Space), 3rd Floor, 416/2, Ghitorni Market, (lane infront of, Metro Pillar Number 127, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Rd, Ghitorni, New Delhi, Delhi 110030, India

About the Event

EK INQUILAB AUR AAYA: LUCKNOW 1920-1949 | Duration 66 Min Followed by Q&A with the Film Editor – ANUPAMA CHANDRA Session anchored by DAKSH PUNJ Per Head Contribution – Rs. 200 Limited Capacity. Check out ‘Tickets’ Link on the event’s page to reserve your seat now! Suitable for audiences above 12 years of age. SYNOPSIS OF THE FILM - A documentary set in Firanghi Mahal, an institution for rationalist Islamic scholarship founded in the late 17th century. Through two women, Sughra Fatima and her niece Khadija Ansari, it tells the unknown stories of women and their struggles to find their own ways of being in a time of dramatic changes. One wrote poetry to express herself and the other became a student activist who went to jail for being a revolutionary. ANUPAMA CHANDRA is a film editor, director and teacher. She has graduated with a diploma in film editing from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, India [1997] and degrees in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford, UK [1995] and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi [1992]. Over the last twenty years, apart from Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya: Lucknow 1920-1949, she has worked as an editor on several documentary films, with noted directors such as Amar Kanwar [The Torn First pages; Somewhere in May], Saba Dewan [Delhi-Bombay-Delhi; Naach; The other Song], Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam [Some Questions About The Nature of Your Existence; The Sun Behind The Clouds], and many others. Her most recent work is about the life and work of Mythily Sivaraman Fragments of a Past with director and historian Uma Chakravarti; and her own directorial venture The Books We Made, which she co-directed with Uma Tanuku. Anupama also teaches film editing and direction in workshops and co-curricular courses at schools and universities. She is visiting faculty for film editing for the Creative Documentary course at SACAC, New Delhi. ABOUT DAKSH PUNJ - Daksh’s journey started with working in production houses and a couple of projects with discovery channel where he was the production coordinator. After 2 years of working in this field he decided to hone his skills further and joined the Creative Documentary course at the Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication, Delhi. Since then, he has worked on a few documentaries as either a cinematographer or editor. He is currently working as an associate with the Creative Documentary Course and involved as an assistant editor on a feature fiction film. He has made a short documentary during the course, Maadhyam (Medium) which has been shown at a few festivals in Delhi. ABOUT THE FILM DIRECTOR - Uma Chakravarti is a feminist historian and filmmaker. Her films relate to history, memory and the archive. Her first film A Quiet Little Entry explored women’s unlived lives during the national movement and her second film Fragments of a Past dwelt on a political activist who does not now remember her own past. Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya: Lucknow 1920-1949 is her third film. FILM REVIEWS: Find Links Below

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