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Event: 11th Habitat Film Festival | 7th May – 15th May

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May 11, 2016 Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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11th Habitat Film Festival

The Habitat Film Club was started in March 2000. Member of the Federation of Film Societies of India, Habitat Film Club promises film buffs a rich fare of meaningful and entertaining films from across the world, interactive sessions with Directors, Producers, Actors, their retrospectives and much more. Members are exposed to the wealth and variety of cinema from across the globe – from the early classics to the avant garde styles of the new film makers as well as films from mainstream cinema showcasing the works of the legends and rising stars of Indian & world cinema. It also aims to help interested members arrive at an understanding of the history of cinema as well as keep abreast of contemporary trends.

7th May:

11:00am|Bajirao Mastaani (Hindi/2015/158mins) Dir.Sanjay Leela Bhansali
2:00pm|Irudhi Sutturu (Tamil /2015/113mins) Dir.Sudha Kongara
2:00pm|Priyamanasam (DVD/Sanskrit/2015/110mins) Dir.Vinod Mankara
4:15pm|Ennu Ninte Moideen (Malayalam/2015/167mins) Dir.Vimal
4:30pm|Naanu Avanalla…Avalu (DVD/Kannada/2015/115mins) Dir.Lingadevaru
7:15pm|The Silence (Marathi/2015/92mins) Dir.Gajendra Ahire
7:00pm|Life In Metaphors (DVD/English/2015/84mins) Dir.OP Srivastava
9:00pm|Cinemawala (Bengali/2015/105mins) Dir.Kaushik Ganguly

8th May:

11:00am|Visaranaai (Tamil/2015/118mins) Dir.Vetrimaaran
11:00am|Fisherwoman and Tuk Tuk (Animation/2015/15mins) Dir.Suresh Eriyat
11:30am|Malettam (DVD/Malayalam/2015/82mins) Dir.Thomas Devasya
2:00pm|Kudla Café (DVD/Telegu/2015/172mins) Dir.Surya Menon
2:00pm|Pathemari (Malayalam/2015/109mins) Dir.Salim Ahmad
4:15pm|Dr.Prakash Baba Amte (Marathi/2015 /137mins) Dir.Samruoddhi Porey
7:00pm|Pahad Ra Luha (Oriya/2015/109mins) Dir.Sabyasachi Mohapatra
7:00pm|A Far Afternoon- A Painted Saga by Krishen Khanna (English/2015/90mins) Dir.Sruti Harihara Subramanian
9:00pm|The Violin Player (Hindi/2015/74mins) Dir.Baudhayan Mukherji

9th May:

6:30pm|Arunoday- Sunrise (Marathi/2015/85mins) Dir.Partho Sen Gupta
7:00pm|Kattum Mazhayum (DVD/Malayalam/118mins) Dir.Harikumar
8:30pm|Aligarh (Hindi/2016/114mins) Dir.Hansal Mehta

10th May:

6:30pm|Chauthi Koot (Punjabi/2015/115mins) Dir.Gurvinder Singh
7:00pm|Tani Oruvan (DVD/Tamil/2015/158mins) Dir.Mohan Raja
7:00pm|Tezpur 1962 (DVD/English/2015/57mins) Dir.Samujjal Kashyap. Collab: Films Division
9:00pm|Lens (English /Tamil/Malayalam/Hindi/2015/109 mins)Dir.Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan

11th May:

6:30 pm – Screening of Helen Queen of the Nautch Girls(English/1973)
Dir. Anthony Korner. Produced by Merchant Ivory Productions .Followed by a talk by author Jerry Pinto on her contribution to dance in Indian Cinema
Helen, Queen of the Nautch Girls, a Merchant Ivory documentary film directed and narrated by Anthony Korner takes a whimsical look at Indian culture using Helen as the subject. The documentary showcases a montage of Helen’s iconic songs and dances. It serves as an interesting lead in to set the stage for author Jerry Pinto’s talk on Helen . Pinto’s book Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb is the recipient of the National Film Award for Best Book on Cinema, 2007
7:00pm|Capital I (DVD/Oriya/85mins) Dir.Amartya Bhattacharyya
9:00pm|Retro – Howrah Bridge (Hindi/1958/153mins) Dir.Shakti Samanta

12th May:

6:30pm|Kothanodi (Assamese/2015/120mins) Dir.Bhaskar Hazarika
7:00pm|Mari Kondavaru (DVD/Kannada/2015/136mins) Dir. K Shivarudraiah
7:00pm|In Search Of A Fading Canvas (DVD/English/2015/88mins) Dir.Manohar Singh Bisht. Collab: Films Division
9:00pm|Helen Retrospective section Don(Hindi/1978/180mins)Dir.Chandra Bharot

13th May:

11:00am|To be announced
2:00pm|The Head Hunter (Wancho/2015/109mins) Dir.Nilanjan Datta
4:15pm|Antareen (Assamese/2015/123mins) Dir. Monjul Baruah
6:45pm|Opalaa (Bengali/2015/111mins) Dir.Satarupa Sanyal
7:00pm|Saankal (DVD/Hindi/2015/99mins) Dir.Dedipya Joshi
7:00pm|(Sang-e-Meel Se Mulaqat) Meeting A Milestone- On Bismillah Khan (DVD/Hindi/1989/90mins) Dir.Goutam Ghose
9:00pm|X: Past is Present (2015/Hindi/105mins) Dirs.Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Anu Menon, Hemant Gaba, Nalan Kumarasamy, Pratim D. Gupta, Q, Raja Sen, Rajshree Ojha, Sandeep Mohan, Sudhish Kamath, Suparn Verma

14th May:

11:00am|Kutrame Thandanai (Tamil/2015/98mins) Dir.M.Manikandan
11:00am|Kima’s Lode –A Class Apart (DVD/Mizo/2015/75mins) Dir.Zuala Chhangte 2:00pm|Dau Huduni Methai (Bodo/2015/87mins) Dir.Manju Borah
4:00pm|Valiya Chirakulla Pakshika (Malayalam/2015/115mins) Dir.Dr.Biju
4:00pm|Nodi Mathu Boi (DVD/Assamese/2015/111mins) Dir.Jhulan Krishna Mahanta
6:30pm|BOOKS, CINEMA and ACTION!
A conversation on films, film making, and writing on films between Rakesh Anand Bakshi, author of Director’s Diaries, Gautam Chintamani, author of Dark Star: The Loneliness of Being Rajesh Khanna and Jai Arjun Singh, author of Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron.Collab : Harper Collins India 7:00pm|Eibusu Yaohanbiyu (DVD/Manipuri/2015/106mins) Dir.Maipaksana
7:00pm|The Man Who Dwarfed The Mountains (DVD/Hindi/English/2015/52mins) Dirs.Ruchi Srivastava & Sumit Khanna. Collab: PSBT
8:00pm|Screening of ‘Jugni’ (Hindi/2016/111mins) directed by Shefali Bhushan.
Jugni revolves around Vibhavari, a music director, who is working on her first big break in the Hindi film industry. Vibhavari hits the road in search of music and singer Bibi Saroop and travels to a village in Punjab where she not only finds the right notes for her music, but also her heart. There she meets the folk singer and her son Mastana , a talented singer himself who winds his way into her heart. The director of the film will be present for the screening.
9:00pm|Retro- To be announced

15th May:

11:00am|Lokmanya Ek Yug Purush (Marathi/2015/140mins) Dir.Om Raut
2:00pm|Screening of Oattathoodhuvan -1854(The Mail Runner)(Tamil/2015/110 mins.)Dir. & Screenplay Ra.Mu.Chidambaram.
A newly appointed British Post Officer arrives in East Malai to investigate his father’s death, after he went missing 20 years ago. He finds a document that he believes is responsible for his death and promptly despatches t through Madeshwaran, his most trusted mail runner. However, Madheswaran learns that delivering that document will destroy his homeland, and has to make a choice. The story is set in the year 1854 when India was under British East India Company rule and was shot in the hills of Tamil Nadu. The producer of the film will be present for the screening.
4:00pm|Aruvi (DVD/Tamil/2015/127mins) Dir.Arun Prabhu
4:00pm|Onaatha (Khasi/2015/107mins) Dir.Pradip Kurbah
6:00pm|Rajkahini (Bengali/2015/160mins) Dir. Srijit Mukherji
7:00pm|Helen Retrospective section
Gumnaam (Hindi/1965/155mins)Dir. Raja Nawathe
Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is expecting them. One by one, they die…
9:00pm|Angry Indian Goddesses (Hindi/121mins) Dir.Pan Nalin

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Date:
May 11, 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.habitatfilmclub.com/

Venue

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
India Habitat Centre Lodhi Road Institutional Area, Lodhi Colony New Delhi
New Delhi, Delhi 110003 India
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