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Short films by Ruchir Joshi + discussion
Institute of Contemporary Arts

Tales from Planet Kolkata, dir. Ruchir Joshi, India 1993, 40 min., English, Bengali and Hindi with English subtitles


Following the screening, Ruchir Joshi will be in conversation with artist Tony Cokes.

This programme features two short city films that Ruchir Joshi made following the three-year experience of Eleven Miles. Commissioned by Alan Fountain at Channel Four, both films focus on Indian cities in the early 1990s, respectively Ahmedabad in Memories of Milk City and the filmmaker’s home-town in Tales from Planet Kolkata, employing what Joshi describes as ‘the first-person diary, the subjective essay and the meditative-poetic form’ to engage critically with existing representations of these places and their inhabitants, and crucially to propose new forms and ways of thinking about them.
Programme:

Memories of Milk City: Sketches for a Film on Ahmedabad, dir. Ruchir Joshi, India 1991, 13 min., English, Bengali and Hindi with English subtitles

Tales from Planet Kolkata, dir. Ruchir Joshi, India 1993, 40 min., English, Bengali and Hindi with English subtitles

With the support of CREAM (University of Westminster), CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership, Goethe-Institut London, and Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art (Berlin).
 
08:30 pm
Sun, 29 Mar 2020
Cinema 1

£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members. 

Multibuy offer:
For 3 – 4 screenings: £11 Full, £10 Concs/ Green, £6 Blue Members per screening
For 5 – 6 screenings: £10 Full, £9 Concs/Green, £5 Blue Members per screening

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