Screening of Q’s Love In India, Songs of Protest, documentaries & discussions

Posted: August 16, 2011 by moifightclub in cinema, Documentary, News, Trailer, video
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WHAT : I & Eye, a series of multicity seminars on documentary practices and perceptions, an initiative by Whistling Woods International comes to Kolkata with Q’s Love In India.

WHEN/WHERE : 17th Aug 2011 at Cinemax Mani Square, 6 p.m. onwards.

FILM + Discussion + Q & A:

6-7pm : Screening of Love In India

7-8pm : Panel Discussion – DISPELLING THE MYTH : There is ‘No Scope’ in Documentaries

Panelists : Shyamal Karmakar (Editor, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye), Saurabh Sarangi (Director, Bilal) and Q. The session will be moderated by Somnath Sen, VP Academic Affiliates, WWI &  Director of Leela

8:15-9pm : The seminar will be followed by an interaction with the film maker Kaushik Mukherjee (Q).

ENTRY : Free. SMS – +91-9892954997 (Stephen)// Email Call : 022-30916000


Songs Of  Protest : I&EYE culminates on 19th Aug 2011 at WWI campus in Filmcity, Mumbai. It will unveil a viral campaign created by the students of WWI for an Independent music album Songs of Protest – a collection of revolutionary songs from the tumultuous 40’s and the 50’s.

The unusual album, produced by Susmit Sen (Founder & Lead Guitarist, Indian Ocean) was born out of economist Sumangala Damodaran’s Research & Documentation Project that aims to explore a forgotten musical tradition of the Songs of Protest sung during pre- independence days (ie from the 1940s and 1950s) by the artists of IPTA – the  Indian People’s Theatre Association.

The BIG DEBATE : DOCUMENTARY , after all, can tell lies. And it can tell lies because it lays claim to a form of veracity which the fiction doesn’t.
Panelists : Bishakha Datta, Paromita Vora

ENTRY : FREE. To register SMS : +91-9892954997 (Stephen) // Email : Call : 022-30916000

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