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Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies
10, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG London, United Kingdom
Screening and discussion with documentary film-maker Ajay Bhardwaj
Intersections at the Margins: A Trilogy
1. Kitte Mile Ve Mahi (Where The Twain Shall Meet)
2. Rabba Hun Ki Kariye (Thus Departed Our Neighbours)
3. Milange Babey Ratan de Mele Te (Let's Meet At Baba Ratan's Fair)
Excerpts from the trilogy of films will be shown and discussed by the filmmaker in conversation with Tajender Sagoo (artist & curator at frank brazil). All three films are in Punjabi with English subtitles.
About the film-maker:
Ajay Bhardwaj is a documentary filmmaker and a PhD Candidate at the Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia. Since 2002, he has been cinematically engaged with documenting stories of the northwestern state of Punjab, India which resulted in a trilogy of documentaries located at the intersection of Dalit religiosity, performance traditions and memories of partition. He is a UBC Public Scholar and recipient of the Public Scholar Initiative (PSI) Award for 2015-16 and 2016-17.
Venue: Room B202, Brunei Building. SOAS University of London.
Day/date/: Wed, 23 May 2018
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm.