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MARUPAKKAM And National Folklore Support Centre Jointly organizes Monthly screening of Documentaries and Short films

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MARUPAKKAM And National Folklore Support Centre


MARUPAKKAM And National Folklore Support Centre Jointly organizes Monthly screening of Documentaries and Short films

On: 03.09.2010 at 6.00pm

# Short film: La Condena (The Sentence)
Duration: 14 minutes
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Direction: Mario de la Torre

Synopsis: Pepa, Maria, and Isabel starts a new day serving their respective sentences.

# Documentary: Had-Anhad (Bounded-Boundless): Journeys with Ram and Kabir
Duration: 103 minutes

Language: Hindi with English subtitles

Direction: Shabnam Virmani

Synopsis: Kabir was a 15th century mystic poet of north India who defied the boundaries between Hindu and Muslim. He had a Muslim name and upbringing, but his poetry repeatedly invokes the widely revered Hindu name for God – Ram. Who is Kabir’s Ram? This film journeys through song and poem into the politics of religion, and finds a myriad answers on both sides of the hostile border between India andPakistan.

1st Prize (shared), One Billion Eyes Documentary Film Festival, August 2008, Chennai
Mahindra Indo-Americal Arts Council Film Festival, Nov 5-9, New York, USA
World Performing Arts Festival, Nov, 2008, Lahore, Pakistan
Bangalore International Film Festival, Jan, 2009, Bangalore, India
Kala Ghoda Festival, Feb, 2009, Mumbai
Inaugural film, VIBGYOR International Film Festival, Feb, 2009, Thrissur, Kerala, India

Venue: Indian School of Folklore
(Academic Wing of National Folklore Support Centre)

#505, 5th Floor, Kaveri Complex,

96, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam,

Chennai – 600 034. Ph: 28229192 / 42138410

(Behind Hotel Ganpath)

All are Welcome! Entry Free!!

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