Two of Mani Kaul’s films: Dhrupad and Siddheshwari will be presented at the Museum of the Modern Art (MoMA) in New York from August 24-26, 2012. “Kaul made about a dozen films, each one of them distinctive, original, and beautiful, and each touching upon an aspect of Indian daily life or culture,” as stated on MoMA’s website. [...]
On the occasion of the first death anniversary of filmmaker Mani Kaul, Films Division is organizing a Retrospective in Delhi and Mumbai on July 6 and 7, 2012. The venue in Mumbai is Re-recording theatre, Phase I Building, Films Division. The Retrospective will be inaugurated by Jahnu Barua and Keynote delivered by Udayan Vajpeyi. Piyush [...]
Marco Mueller, the Director of Rome Film Festival will deliver the inaugural Mani Kaul Memorial Lecture at the 12th Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival. Mueller has earlier served as the Artistic Director of Venice International Film Festival for eight years. Cinefan has instituted the Manu Kaul Memorial lecture from its 2012 edition. Mani Kaul had been the [...]
The 12th Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival will take place from 27 July to 5 August 2012 at Siri Fort Complex and Osianama at the Kila, New Delhi. Osianama is a new museum on the arts and film which will be thrown open to the public on 15th August 2012. ‘The two years sabbatical was a wonderfully difficult period for [...]
The 13th Mumbai Film Festival will pay homage to renowned film personalities who passed away lately: Mani Kaul, MF Husain and Shammi Kapoor. Siddheshwari directed by Mani Kaul will be presented at the festival on October 16. It is a national award-winning documentary on the life of Hindustani singer Siddheshwari Devi. Through The Eyes of [...]
A Retrospective of the works of Indian auteur Mani Kaul will be organized from September 16, 2011 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Most of the films will be shown on 35 mm prints borrowed from the National Film archive of India (NFAI). The Retrospective will commence with Nazar which will be presented at 7 [...]
The 68th Venice International Film Festival that kicks off on Wednesday will present the works of newcomer Gurvinder Singh as well as Amit Dutta whose films have been regular at Venice for the last two years. The festival will also play tribute to Indian auteur Mani Kaul who passed away recently by screening the restored version of his national award-winning film Duvidha (1973).
The way I responded to the language and its expressions, I was convinced that if at all I had to make a feature film it had to be in Punjabi. I had earlier written a script in Hindi but lost interest in it.
Loksabha TV will telecast Mani Kaul’s Duvidha on Saturday at 9 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. This will be uninterrupted viewing without commercial breaks. Mani Kaul, Indian experimental filmmaker who passed away on July 6, 2011, won a National Award for Best Director for Duvidha. Based on a story by Vijayadan Detha that relates [...]
The 68th Venice International Film Festival will pay tribute to Indian filmmaker Mani Kaul by screening the restored version of his film Duvidha (1973). The print of the film is currently under restoration with the National Film Development Corporation India (NFDC). Mani Kaul, Indian experimental filmmaker who passed away on July 6, 2011, won a [...]