Tricontinental comes to India again... Jan 2006
Ajay Bhardwaj sent in a detailed note about the Tri Continental Festival 2006. For more details, you could get in touch with Monica Mody/Alika Khosla. Some background:
Moving images speak to us as nothing else does. Films can enthrall and educate: the TRI Continental Film Festival demonstrates this. Successfully bringing to India the finest human rights cinema from the global south, for a second time, the festival has been organized by Breakthrough, a human rights organization that uses media, education and popular culture to promote values of dignity, equality and justice.Some more details:
Popular Sufi rock singer Rabbi Shergill opens the three-day festival in Delhi on January 21, after which the festival travels to Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata in the two weeks following. The 16 documentaries selected this year have won accolades all over the world. A jury of five – Amar Kanwar, Arjun Chandramohan Bali, Ira Bhaskar, Rituparno Ghosh and Shohini Ghosh -- will award one of these with the Jury Prize. Additionally, the non-competitive section showcases four outstanding features.Dates and details: City/ Dates/ Venue New Delhi/ Jan 21 to 23/ India Habitat Centre New Delhi/ Jan 22 to 23/ Alliance Francaise Mumbai/ Jan 25 to 27/ NCPA Little Theatre Bangalore/ Jan 29 to 31/ Alliance Francaise Chennai/ Feb 1 to 2/ Film Chamber Theatre Kolkata/ Feb 3 to 5/ Nandan More details at this Breakthrough.tv site. Also, details of Ajay Bhardwaj's post archived here on the Docuwallahs2 mailing list.