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Four Cutting-Edge Films from India: Lives, dreams & struggles of ordinary people

On selected Wednesday evenings (5-7pm) during Winter 2007, U of T Scarborough and the Humanities Centre present Film South Asia, a festival of new cutting-edge films from India which document the lives, dreams & struggles of ordinary people.

The festival is hosted by Dr. Jayeeta Sharma - Click Here to contact her for more information.

Four Cutting-Edge Films from India:

January 31, AA112 - WORDS ON WATER

(Sanjay Kak, 2004: 85 mins) Indigenous people struggle against environmental destruction & the Narmada dams

February 7, AA112 - THE PLAY GOES ON

(Lalit Vachani, 2005: 84 mins) Janam, a people's theatre group, has performed over 75,000 times at factories, streets and stages

March 7, MW170 - UNLIMITED GIRLS

(Paromita Vohra: 94 mins) Feminism and its many definitions in contemporary urban India: women speak out

March 21, AA112 - KUMAR TALKIES

(Pankaj Rishi Kumar, 2002: 76 mins) Cinema's transformative role in the lives of a small town and its people


Everyone welcome - Free film screenings.




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