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PSBT documentary festival in Delhi from Sept 7

By NewsDesk • Published on September 4, 2012

Open Frame organized by the Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT) in collaboration with the India International Centre, New Delhi will be held from 7th – 11th September, 2012. The twelfth edition of the Film Festival & Forum of documentary films promises a host of film screenings, discussions and workshops.

Some of the films in the line-up are Whistles and Bullets by Devi Prasad Mishra, A Farmer from Kuttanad by Santosh Sivan, The Right to Live by M S Sathyu, Rough ‘Em Up by Sanjay Barnela, Fragments of Past by Uma Chakravarti, The Women in Blue Berets by Farida Pacha and Vessels of Memory by Syed Fayaz.

Some of topics for discussion are ‘The Politics of Freedom’ with filmmakers moderated by Subasri Krishnan, ‘The State of Surveillance and the Contested Self’ with Usha Ramanathan moderated by Iram Ghufran, ‘Portraits of Her Diary’ with filmmakers moderated by Anupama Srinivasan and ‘The Burdens of Modernity’ with Uma Chakravarti moderated by Anandana Kapur.

Also a film appreciation workshop will be held on 10th and 11th September by Suresh Chabria. Workshop is for registered participants only.

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