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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

INDIA ON FILM @BFI 37 Jashn-E-Azadi How We Celebrate Freedom + intro by Sanjay Kak India 2007. Dir Sanjay Kak. 138min. Digital. Kashmiri, Urdu with EST Sanjay Kak explores the many meanings of Azadi (Freedom) using a combination of vérité, rare archive and poetry, and sets his film during the long-running conflict in Kashmir, possibly the most militarised zone in the world. It’s now 10 years since the release of his film but the words of Kashmiris continue to bear urgent SAT 16 SEP 16:00 NFT3 witness to the unfolding trauma. ‘Start speaking about Kashmir again. Start speaking about Kashmir now,’ insists Kak. An informal discussion with Sanjay Kak in the Blue Room follows the screening For joint ticket offer see left This Land, My Land, Eng-Land! + Q&A with Sanjay Kak and Virinder Kalra, Professor in Sociology, University of Warwick + special guests TBA India 1990. Dir Sanjay Kak. 59min. Digital. In English Sanjay Kak explores life with artists Rita Wolf, Parv Bancil, and Faruk and Harun Shamser of Joi Bangla Crew as they struggle for a place in the sun. Three decades after South Asians first came to Britain in the 1960s, this compelling film follows a new SAT 16 SEP 13:50 NFT3 generation of young creatives, and examines the endless rehearsals that go into the construction of identity. Joint ticket available with Jashn-E-Azadi £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less) DOC Q&A JOINT TICKET DOC INTRO JOINT TICKET


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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