Installations, Conversations, Film Screenings and a Panel Discussion Cities and cinema are the twins of the 20th century. CinemaCity is an inter-disciplinary, collaborative arts practice that will archive and interpret the city by documenting and studying images and narratives in cinema. This special preview focuses on Mumbai's cinema. In time, we hope to become an archive of the post-colonial, cinema-soaked, contemporary Asian metropolis. Programme: 4.00 - 4.30 pm - Installations Walkthrough Multi-disciplinary installation designed by Kausik Mukhopadhyay Pila House: The Cinema Settlement, by Design Cell, Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture (KRVIA), Mumbai Tambu Cinema: The Itinerant Screen, by Amit Madhesiya, Shirley Abraham, Jatin Vidyarthi Sweat Shops of the Cinema, by Design Cell, KRVIA, Avijit Mukul Kishore, Mamta Murthy, Rikhav Desai 4.30 - 5.30 pm - Introductory Session Overview of the project by Principal Curator Madhusree Dutta, Majlis, Mumbai Cities and Media: a programme overview, Ravina Aggarwal, Programme Officer, The Ford Foundation, New Delhi Conversations with Atul Dodiya, Visual Artist and Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Film Scholar, and Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS) 5.30 - 6.10 pm - Film Screenings 1 Certified Universal, 15 min., by Avijit Mukul Kishore Do Rafique, 15 min., by Rafeeq Ellias Dhananjay Kulkarni 'Chandragupt', 10 min., by Rrivu Laha 6.10 - 6.30 pm - Tea Break 6.30 - 7.15 pm - Panel Discussion What is Cinema City? with George Jose, Programme Director, Asia Society India Centre; Kaushik Bhowmik, Film Historian, SVP, Osianama, Osians; Madhusree Dutta, Principal Curator, CinemaCity & Executive Director, Majlis, Mumbai; Rohan Shivkumar, Architect, Scholar & Deputy Director, KRVIA 7.15 - 7.55 pm - Film Screenings 2 Dark Room, 10 min., by Renu Savant Sin City, 15 min., by Shrikant Agawane Have You Dreamt Cinema?, 15 min., by Hansa Thapliyal 7.45 - 8.30 pm ' Q&A and Close

Event Details

Sun 11 Oct 2009
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Little Theatre, NCPA, Sri Dorabji Tata Road, Opposite New Oberoi Hotel, Nariman Point Manila
Admission free on a first-come, first-served basis
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