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June 2017

NCPA Reality Check

June 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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Colours of Asia is an initiative of Tokyo Docs, and in its 2016 selection three documentary concepts were selected across Asia with a view to support and fund documentaries on successful women role models in Asia. Smiling Woman of Banda Hindi Film with English Subtitles (25 mins) Women play assigned roles in a conservative, caste-ridden rural India. Not Raj Kumari, a hand-pump mechanic. Directed by Anjali Bhushan Because I am a Girl Lao Film with English Subtitles (25 mins) Being…

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July 2017

NCPA Reality Check: Roots

July 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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The film traces the roots of Indian classical music’s journey over the centuries through an animated sequence from 2600 BC till the 20th century in India. Distributed in different segments of the film are interviews of music industry stalwarts about the current scene of classical music in India. The film features A. R. Rahman, Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Birju Maharaj, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Muzaffar Ali, Vishal Bhardwaj, Shubha Mudgal, Dr. L Subramaniam, Gulzar, media personalities, instruments makers and candid…

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August 2017

NCPA Flashback – Ambikapathy

August 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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Classic Indian Films Tamil/1957/B&W-Col /187 mins This is the legendary tale of 11th-century court poet Kambar. The love story between the lower-caste poet Ambikapathy (Ganesan) and Princess Amaravati (Bhanumathi) is mapped on to a disagreement between Kambar, who is translating the Ramayana into Tamil, and his son and modern disciple, Ambikapathy, who critiques the translation for its acceptance of caste divisions. The spectacular end has the king challenging Ambikapathy to improvise 108 songs in praise of chaste love. The poet…

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NCPA Reality Check: Bastion of the Giants

August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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In these times of species extinction and climate change, Bastion of the Giants is a journey into the lives of the Asian elephant, and the challenges of conservation amidst human-animal conflicts. Directed by Sumesh Lekhi

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Jai Ho

August 31, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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A Documentary Film by Umesh Aggarwal (2016) A PSBT Production English with English subtitles Duration – 85 minutes The film is titled after the Ocsar-winning song composed by A R Rahman. It celebrates the Indian icon who is no less than a global phenomenon; depicting the turning points and milestones in his life.

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October 2017

Ringan

October 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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It is the heart-warming journey of father and son; the endearing pursuit of a 7-year old boy to find his dead mother, innocently mistaking her to be at God's abode and the tireless plight of his father, a farmer stuck in the vicious circle of drought and debt. With no one else to turn to, they travel to Pandharpur, God's abode, where each thinks they will find what they seek. But this search tests their harmony, morality, integrity and faith.…

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NCPA Reality Check – Last Days. Last Shot.

October 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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Hindi and Bengali film with English Subtitles (53 mins)   By the banks of the river Ganges, the everyday lives of a street photographer and a poet –artist, ebb and flow…with undercurrents of caste, identity, loneliness, livelihood …and the pull of life and death .Both men are linked to the myths of the ancients but imagine them very differently. An original story told with lighthearted playfulness. Directed by Sumira Roy  Admission on a first-come-first served basis. NCPA members will get preferential seating…

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NCPA Flashback – Halodiya Choraye Baodhan Khaye / The Catastrophe

October 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Little Theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 India
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Assamese/1987/Col/120 min  A happy, innocent farmer (Bania) is conned out of his landholding by an evil landlord. Forced to sell his cattle and to make innumerable trips to sort out bureaucratic problems, the farmer eventually meets that ultimate rarity, a ‘good’ bureaucrat who helps him get his land back. This story is set amid the din and cacophony of Assamese politics, leading at one point to the protagonist literally going berserk. Barua’s best-known film, renowned for Bania’s performance.  Screenplay &…

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