Film Screenings

Of Worlds Within

2024-02-29 01:45:02

Of Worlds Within

When

December 9, 2023    
5:00 pm

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Where

Mazumdar-Shaw auditorium
22, Kasturba Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar , Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560001
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Chope Phulkari, 20th century, Attributed to Punjab, India, cotton, floss silk, L. 282 cm, W. 181 cm, TXT.00162

Join us for the launch of two new films from the series A World Within. In this series of films that respond to MAP’s collection, filmmaker Amit Dutta looks at cultural objects as portals that can help us map our past, both critically and creatively, and explore the possibilities that lie ahead in the future.

This screening will showcase the film from the series: Mother, Who Will Weave Now, capturing the craftsmanship, philosophy, and history of Indian weaving practices, through the rhythmic precision of patolas, the intuitive brilliance of phulkari, and the narratives embroidered into Kashmiri shawls,

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Amit Dutta

Amit Dutta, a Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) graduate in film direction, has garnered numerous accolades throughout his career. His films have been honoured with prestigious awards, such as the FIPRESCI International Film Critics Award at the Oberhausen Film Festival in Germany, the Gold Mikaldi in Bilbao, Spain, the Golden Conch, and the Best Film of the Festival award at the Mumbai International Film Festival. He has also received the John Abraham National Award from the Federation of Film Societies of India in Kerala, as well as four National Awards from the President of India, recognizing his excellence in audiography, cinematography, and special jury contributions.

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