Documentary / Documentation

DOCUMENTARY/DOCUMENTATION
NATIONAL SEMINAR

Organized by the Department of Film Studies in collaboration with The Media
Lab, Jadavpur University

November 6,7, 2012

Schedule

DAY 1

10.30 AM -11.00 AM: Inauguration

Welcome Address: Dr. Madhuja Mukherjee, Head, Department of Film Studies

Inaugural Address: Prof. Souvik Bhattacharya, Vice Chancellor, Jadavpur
University
11.00-11.30 AM: TEA

11.30 AM -12.30 PM:

Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore

‘The Death and Rebirth of Verisimilitude in the Age of the Digital’

Chair: Sanjoy Mukhopadhyay, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

12.30 PM -1.30 PM:

Paromita Vohra, Independent Filmmaker, Mumbai

[Untitled]

Chair: Manas Ghosh, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

1.30 PM -2.30 PM: LUNCH

2

2.30 PM -4.00 PM:

Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran, independent art practitioners, CAMP,
Mumbai

[Untitled]

Chair: Ravi Vasudevan, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi 

4.00 PM -5.30 PM:

Panel Discussion: Documenting the Everyday

Speakers:

Priyaa Ghosh, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi
Shubham Roy Choudhury, Research Scholar, Jadavpur

Pallavi Paul, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
Delhi

University

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Chair: Hardikbrata Biswas, School of Women’s Studies, Jadavpur University

5.30 PM -6.00 PM: Coffee

6.00 PM onwards: Screening of An Indian Day aka India 67 (S. Sukhdev, 1968)

DAY II

10.30 AM -11.30 AM:

Amlan Dasgupta, Dept. of English, Jadavpur University

‘The Digital Object of Desire’

Chair: Madhuja Mukherjee, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

11.30 AM-12.00 Noon: TEA

3

12.00 Noon- 1 PM:

Moinak Biswas, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

‘From Document to Work: Introduction to a Project’

Chair: Anindya Sengupta, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

1.00 PM -2.00 PM: LUNCH
2.30 PM -3.30 PM:

Ravi Vasudevan, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi 

‘Film as Infrastructure: Information, Communication, and Exhibition Practices
in Colonial and Early Independent India’

Chair: Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society,
Bangalore

3.30 PM -5.30 PM:

Conversations: Talking Documentaries

Speakers:

Nilotpal Majumdar, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute,
Kolkata in conversation with Abhiijit Roy, Dept. of Film Studies,
Jadavpur University

Shyamal Karmakar, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute,
Kolkata in conversation with Bikramjit Gupta, Independent
Filmmaker, Kolkata

Q, Independent Filmmaker, Kolkata, in conversation with
Subhajit Chatterjee, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

5.30 PM -6.00 PM: Coffee

6.00 PM onwards: Screening of Graveyard of Memories (Dir. Ankur Das, 2011)

Into the Midst Workshop

Months long workshop initiated by a group of artists in and around Delhi. To analyse contemporary mediation and media theory as a general phenomenon, to discuss emerging practice and theory, and to produce new work.
Part 1 @Sarai, April 20-22, 2024

Broken Cameras

featuring
The Neighbour Before the House
Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar
الجار قبل الدار

What the Cameras Saw and Remembered

Two films by CAMP
Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar (The Neighbour before the House)
From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

Captial Circus (2009)

in
The Unfaithful Octopus
at
MAIIAM Contemporary

To See is To Change

with Bombay Tilts Down (2022) and A Photogenic Line, (2019) as part of Photo 24, Melbourne.
In this pair of large-scale works, CAMP explore two sides of their practice; one that produces experimental film and video, often with unusual equipment and angles of participation, and another that creates and animates archives of moving images, documents and photography.

Closing Party! BOMBAY TILTS DOWN

Low-End Therapy
By Swadesi crew Kaali Duniya (Bamboy/Tushar Adhav) with guest MC's Kranti Naari, Pratika, MC Mawali, Khabardar Revolt.
BassBrahma and RaakShas Sound
Equality on the dance floor.

READING LISTENING SEEING Bombay Tilts Down

A tour of the work with CAMP in three acts.
12 January 7 pm, ft. Bamboy
13 January 6 pm
14 January 7:30 pm
20 January 7 pm

Bombay Tilts Down in Mumbai!

7-channel environment. 13 mins, on loop with two alternating soundtracks

A vertical landscape movie in facets. Filmed remotely by one CCTV camera from a single-point location atop a 35-floor building on E. Moses Road during the pandemic.

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