Import/Export 25. - 27.03.2005
National Center of Performing Arts, Bombay

FRIDAY, 25.03.2005

Godrej Dance Academy
10.30 am Opening

Welcome note by Thetis Tsitidou, Programme Manager Economic Cooperation of the Delegation of the European Commission to India, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal & Sri Lanka
Introduction by Majlis

11.00 am – 1.30 pm Symposium
- “Citizenship as Identity in Post 9/11 Nations”

Speaker: Flavia Agnes, lawyer, women’s rights activist and secretary, Majlis
Respondent: Sitaram Kakarala, legal scholar, Bangalore

- “External Border of EU: Enlargement in the East, Blocking the South? Irregular Migration and the Geopolitics of Wealth and Poverty”
Speaker: Helmut Dietrich, social scientist, Berlin
Respondent: Rubaica Jaliwala, social scientist, Bombay

2.30 – 3.30 pm Discussion

4.00 – 5.00 pm Reading
from“Cut” by the author Merle Kröger, Berlin – a German novel on a young woman’s journey through a dark chapter of Indo-German history (English translation will be available)
Respondent: Mitra Mukherjee Parikh, literary scholar, Bombay

Little Theatre
5.30 – 8.00 pm Photo Exhibition

”Food, Skin and Other Baggage” by Mamta Murthy, Bombay

Film Program:
6.30 pm Introduction

Dorothee Wenner, curator, Berlin

7.00 pm Film lecture
“The Eschnapur Heritage”
by Meenakshi Shedde, Bombay and Vinzenz Hediger, Berlin

8.30 pm “Star Biz”
by Merle Kröger and Dorothee Wenner, Germany 2005, 85 min.
Discussion with the filmmakers.

Experimental Theatre
7.00 – 8.00 pm Theatre Essay on Multiple Borders
by Anuradha Kapur, Delhi

SATURDAY, 26.03.2005

Godrej Dance Academy
10.00 am – 1.30 pm Symposium
- “Visible Conflicts – Aesthetical and Political Negotiations in Public Space: New Delhi and Vienna”

Speaker: Angelika Fitz, cultural theorist, author and curator of art and architecture, Vienna
Respondent: Rahul Srivastava, social scientist and director PUKAR, Bombay

- “Goods, Desire and Flesh. Transcending Borders: Indian Cinema as Case Study”
Speaker: Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Film study scholar and faculty member of CSCS, Bangalore
Respondent: Dorothee Wenner, film critic, filmmaker and curator, Berlin

2.30 – 3.30 pm Discussion

3.30 – 4.30 pm Discussion on the play by Anuradha Kapur

4.30 pm – 5.30 pm Multimedia Presentation
“From Here to Here”
by Madhusree Dutta and Philip Scheffner

5.30 pm Vote of Thanks
Adrienne Göhler, Artistic Director of Berlin Capital Cultural Fund

Little Theatre
11.00 am – 8.00 pm Photo Exhibition
“Food, Skin and Other Baggage”
by Mamta Murthy, Bombay

Film Programme:
2.00 pm “Prem Sanyas / The Light of Asia”

by Franz Osten and Himansu Rai, India/ Germany 1925, 35 mm, silent, b&w, English intertitles, 96 min

3.50 pm “Wanted! A Patriot. The Way of Subhas Chandra Bose”
by Navina Sundaram Germany 1971, English subtitles, 44 min
Discussion with the filmmaker

4.45 pm “The Animal Next to us”
by Michael Wörgötter, India/Europe 2005, 70 min
Discussion with the filmmaker

6.30 pm “From Here to Here”
by Madhusree Dutta and Philip Scheffner, India/Germany 2005, Video, 45 min
Discussion with the filmmakers

7.45 pm “Purab aur Pachhim / East and West”
by Manoj Kumar, India 1970, b/w + col, original format: 35mm (due to non-existence of a subtitled filmprint, this film will be shown as English subtitled DVD), 187 min

SUNDAY, 27.03.2005

Experimental Theatre
4.00 pm – 8.00 pm Children’s festival on multi-culturalism

Shilpa Gupta and Vibha Nijhawan: Release of Animation Game CD “Spice Adventures” produced by Majlis (interactive game for children of 8-13 age group)




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