Films Division and Quiver Books will release the book ‘Uncloven Space’, Udayan Vajpeyi’s conversation with Mani Kaul on July 6, 2013.
The book has been translated from Hindi to English by filmmaker Gurvinder Singh.
The book will be released by Nina Lath Gupta, Managing Director, NFDC and director-actor Rajat Kapoor in the presence of V. S. Kundu, Director General, Films Division at 11 am in the Films Division Auditorium, Mumbai.
The release will be followed by reading of passages from ‘Uncloven Space’ and the screening of ‘Riyaaz’, a 60 minute experimental video made by Gurvinder Singh as a tribute to Mani Kaul.
The book will also be available for sale after the release. The hardbound book of 144 pages will be available for INR 500.
July 6 marks the second death anniversary of Mani Kaul who is best known as one of the most experimental auteurs in Indian cinema. Some of his famous films are Uski Roti, Duvidha, Ashadh ka Ek Din, Satah se Uthata Admi and Siddheshwari.