Jago Hua Savera

Jago Hua Savera (Day Shall Dawn) 90 mins

Filmed in 1958 on the banks of the River Meghna, in the village Saitnol some 50 kms from Dhaka, based on a pre-independence modernist Bengali novel by Manik Bandopadhyay, with an Urdu screenplay and lyrics by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, music by Timir Baran, photography by Walter Lassally, direction by AJ Kardar with Zahir Raihan and Shanti Kumar Chatterji as assistant directors, Nauman Taseer as producer, and featuring Tripti Mitra from IPTA and Khan Ata among a cast of amateur actors and locals, Jago Hua Savera's reception has been repeatedly thwarted by censorial politics, even amid its rediscovery as a humanist classic and collaborative adventure across nation-made lines.

We invite you in the cities of Batticaloa, Chittagong, Delhi, Dhaka, Karachi, Khulna, Kolkata, Lahore and Mumbai, to change the course of a film's charted history, sip from its waters and immerse in its light and shadows, taste its oddness of language; to experience together its cinematic force as a river without banks, streaming through time and space, and carrying with it our myriad readings and simultaneous narratives.

All screenings on: Sunday, 8th April 2018. All times local (synchronised in actual time)

6:30 pm Karachi IVS Gallery, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture

6:30 pm Lahore Taseer Art Gallery

7:30 pm Chittagong Chittagong Arts Complex

7:30 pm Dhaka Zahir Raihan Film Society, Jahangirnagar University

7:30 pm Khulna

7:00 pm Kolkata TENT, Theatre for Experiments with New Technologies

7:00 pm Delhi SAA2, School of Arts and Aesthetics JNU

7:00 pm Mumbai CAMP Roof

A season of long films

Pad.ma invites you toRivers without Banks at CAMP27th December, 2013 through 27th January, 2014Befor



Shape Recognition

CAMP presents a sequence of 10 images from their work, in which new shapes appear, stretched across technologies, imaginations and actual geography, after the network.

The Annotated "Gujarat and the Sea" Exhibition

General Rehearsal A show in three acts from the collections of V-A-C, MMOMA and KADIST

Karachi Seminar: Critical Perspectives on Art and Education

Keynote Presentation: From Janta Colony to Janta Colony (imaginary to destroyed) 1950 to 1982 Via print and film, music, love, bulldozers, state propaganda and peoples archives.

Lahore Biennale 01

CAMP at Sheher o Funn, the inaugural biennale of the city of Lahore with From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf.

Fwd: Re: Archive

The central event of a month-long gathering organised around the 10th anniversary of Pad.ma the footage archive, and the 5th anniversary of Indiancine.ma.

The Ocean After Nature

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

2020 at Horniman Circle Garden

2020 is a self-organised group of artists, architects, filmmakers and live art practitioners, who came together to produce a group imagination of and reflection upon, the near future.

Unpacking "Country of the Sea"

A non-imperial view from the 'Other Boat', counter to images of the 'distressed seas'. With a presentation and screening of From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf at Transmediale 2018.

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