Cinema South Asia, 2006

Friday, March 17, 2006 - 12:00pm

 

12:00 - 1:30
Lunch

1:30 - 2:00
Welcoming Remarks

Suvir Kaul, Penn South Asia Studies
Peter Decherney, Penn Cinema Studies

2:00 - 3:30
First Session
Moderator: Suvir Kaul, Penn South Asia Studies

Myths of Origin: Modernity and Early Indian Cinema

Manishita Dass, Swarthmore College

The Sant Idiom and Early Marathi Cinema
Christian Novetzke, University of Pennsylvania

Phenomenology, Film Theory, and Indian Popular Cinema
Anustup Basu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3:00 - 3:30
Break

3:30 - 5:00
Keynote Address
Introduction: Manishita Dass, Swarthmore College

Researching Indian Film
Ravi Vasudevan, Sarai, Center for the Study of Developing Societies

6:00 - 7:30
Dinner

8:00
Film Screening

Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
A Thousand Desires Like This (One)

Directed by Sudhir Mishra, 2003
English subtitles 

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