documentary of the week
A great admirer of the artists at Shantiniketan, Satyajit Ray started out as a commercial artist. Literature, sculpture, music and painting greatly informed his works. This inter-textual approach to cinema is reflected in his documentaries too. The films … View more >>
The Musical Journey of Khayyam ( Khayyam Ki Sangeet Yatra )
This documentary focus on Khayyam’s musical journey spanning seven decades and his contribution to not only Hindi film but serials and non-film Ghazals as well.
The Thinking Body
Film is on all the recognized Indian Classical Dance forms from the Gender perspective.
The Wind in The Maruwa Field (TOTO)
An ethnographic documentary on the TOTO tribe of West Bengal, one of the smallest primitive tribes of India having a population of 1400 odd. They stay in Totopara village near Bhutan border of West Bengal.
King of Romance – The Shammi Kapoor
A Biographical film on Bollywood star Shammi Kapoor.
A film about the great thumri singer Siddheshwari Devi, who was born on August 8, 1902, breaking all conventional modes of biographical or documentary film making, this film becomes a work of transgression. It transgresses both home and … View more >>
Trailing the lives of two men and a woman, Cities of Sleep takes us into the world of different improvised sleeping spaces and night shelters to provide an experimental portrait of a set of unique sleep practices in … View more >>
2015 SD 51 Min
The film “Spaces Between” is the film maker’s interpretation of the performance artist Nikhil Chopra and the live performance of his work. The filmmaker attempts to understand the mind of the artist, his inspirations, his life journey and … View more >>
2015 SD 43 Min
Even Red Can be Sad
Ram Kumar began his career as a litterateur before he became acclaimed as a painter. This film explores the various aspects of Ram Kumar’s personality both as a writer and painter, by structuring the film around his stories … View more >>
2015 SD 58 Min.
The Last Adieu
The need to resolve the unfinished relationship with her father who had died suddenly when she was only fourteen, Shabnam decides to confront her mother and talk to all the people who had known him. She is eager … View more >>
2013 SD 92 Min.
Rangbhoomi follows the film maker as he attempts to trace the contours of Dada Saheb Phalke’s life in Varanasi, where Phalke withdrew – disillusioned, from the world of cinema and decided to take up theatre. During his life … View more >>
2013 SD 80 Min
“Vanishing Glaciers “highlights cause of concern about abnormal melting of glaciers caused due to global warming. Glaciers contribute importantly to water resources in many mountainous regions.
SD 52 mins
27 September 2019
13 SEPTEMBER 2019
23 August 2019
9 August 2019
The screening of films in Kshitij Film Club will resume shortly.