Study circle, 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Auroville Film Institute, India Space, Bharat Nivas. Mon01-05-23ReadingJungian Studies – ProjectionsExploring heroes and villains within; and identifying symbols of personal value. Tues02-05-23ScreeningDangerous Method (2004, 99 mins.), David CronenbergA look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. Wed03-05-23ScreeningPoetry and CinemaContinue reading “STUDY CIRCLE – 1st – 4th May, 2023”
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Reading Ritwik Ghatak’s -Jukti, Takko aar Goppo
Reason, Arguments and Stories (1974) with Debkamal GangulyOn 24th and 25th September 2022;14:30 to 18:30 IST;Online What might be the self-chosen destiny of a modernist artist in a post-colonial condition, who over the decades of his creative endeavours always remained as an anarchic, yet ‘subjunctive’ critic of the seemingly naturalized affair of the post-coloniality itself? TheContinue reading “Reading Ritwik Ghatak’s -Jukti, Takko aar Goppo”
Reading Ritwik Ghatak’s Ajantrik (The Pathetic Fallacy) 1958.
3rd & 4th September 2022; 14:30 to 18:30 IST_ ONLINE. What might be the relevance of studying a relatively unknown and unseen film made by Indian master Ritwik Ghatak, his first masterpiece Ajantrik (The Pathetic Fallacy, 1958), almost six and half decades later? Beyond historical curiosity, the study of this film may reveal that possiblyContinue reading “Reading Ritwik Ghatak’s Ajantrik (The Pathetic Fallacy) 1958.”
SEPARATION – Analysis and Filmmaking Workshop
Is there a film in you? Find it out with Kamal Swaroop.
Structural Possibilities in Short Films
Analyzing short films by masters – understanding structural possibilities.
Female Subjectivity and the Cinema of Satyajit Ray
Celebrating the Birth Centenary of Satyajit Ray
Character and Plot Flips in – Hirokazu Kore-eda’s – ‘Shoplifters’
Understanding film shot by shot.
Space in Cinema; Time in Architecture
While Time is seen as the primary domain of interest within the field of moving image practices, Spatial understanding and design are seen as the work of architecture and urban planning. However, each has a significant influence and affect on the other. Space in Cinema; Time in Architecture is a four-day workshop that will explore the possible overlaps between the two disciplines of Cinema and Architecture. It will look at the possible learnings for each discipline from the expertise of the other. The programme will include screenings and exercises in detailed analysis through the interdisciplinary framework of fiction and documentary film, architecture and visual art.