Persistence Resistance 2011: Edge of Visual Narrative

Posted by Magic Lantern Foundation on December 26, 2010
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Persistence Resistance in London

Persistence Resistance in London
Goldsmiths, University of London, London School of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of Westminster and Brunel University present Persistence Resistance 2011: Documentary Practices in India London, 1 - 8 November 2011 Persistence Resistance is premised on the belief that documentary practices in any place actively participate in the shaping of our times. The strong history of documentary filmmaking in India and the continued explorations and...Persistence Resistance in London

ALL IN ALL, Another Brick In The Wall

ALL IN ALL, Another Brick In The Wall
A festival of short films resurrects a new counterculture of realism and hope: A review of Persistence Resistance 2011 by Amit Sengupta, for HARDNEWS ...ALL IN ALL, Another Brick In The Wall

Day 3: Video report of the day's proceedings

Day 3: Video report of the day's proceedings
The third day at Persistence Resistance 2011: Edge of Visual Narrative screened 13 films in the three auditoriums, along with the eight video parlours and the video library. The grounds of the India International Centre was full of talk about the previous days films, exchange of notes about seminars and discussions and of course, a choices about which film to see.     ...Day 3: Video report of the day's proceedings

Day 2: Video report of the day's proceedings

Day 2: Video report of the day's proceedings
When the workshop for crowd funding was first announced, we at the Magic Lantern Foundation, were flooded by calls from all kinds of people-including filmmaker’s, media managers, students and other interested parties. The concept of crowd funding is relatively new and yet, the response only showed us how many people were interested in thinking and learning about it.     ...Day 2: Video report of the day's proceedings

Day 3: Celebrating documentaries and discussions

Day 3: Celebrating documentaries and discussions
The third day at Persistence Resistance 2011: Edge of Visual Narrative at the India International Centre screened 13 films in the three auditoriums, along with the eight video parlours and the video library. The grounds of the India International Centre was full of talk about the previous days films, exchange of notes about seminars and discussions and of course, a choices about which film to see. Filmmakers and guests from various parts of the world moved around with ease as...Day 3: Celebrating documentaries and discussions

Day 2: Workshop on crowd funding for production and distribution

Day 2: Workshop on crowd funding for production and distribution
When the workshop for crowd funding was first announced, we at the Magic Lantern Foundation, were flooded by calls from all kinds of people-including filmmaker’s, media managers, students and other interested parties. The concept of crowd funding is relatively new and yet, the response only showed us how many people were interested in thinking and learning about it. By 12:30 on the February 8, Day Two of the festival Persistence Resistance: Edge of Visual Narrative, the...Day 2: Workshop on crowd funding for production and distribution

Freedom of speech and expression and the law of sedition: Keynote address by Colin Gonsalves

Freedom of speech and expression and the law of sedition: Keynote address by Colin Gonsalves
Good morning. I am going to be very quick as I don’t want to stand between you and films that are going to be shown. I’ve been asked to speak very quickly for 15 minutes, on the Freedom of Speech and Expression and the Law of Sedition, particularly in the context of Binayak Sen’s arrest and his trial, now the appeal is pending before the High Court. As you know the Human Rights and Law Network represents very poor people and we have a very different view of the world as compared with...Freedom of speech and expression and the law of sedition: Keynote address by Colin Gonsalves

Magic Lantern Foundation: Text of inauguration speech

Magic Lantern Foundation: Text of inauguration speech
I welcome you all to the fourth edition of Persistence Resistance: Edge of Visual Narrative. I want to particularly welcome our Chief Guest, Ms Sharmila Tagore, and our Guest of honour, Mr. Steven Solnick. Unfortunately Dr. Kavita Sharma, Director of the India International centre, the co-host of this film festival is unable to join us this morning. But we wish to acknowledge that the IIC has always been a warm and welcoming space for us in keeping with its tradition of liberal debate. Since...Magic Lantern Foundation: Text of inauguration speech

The right to communicate and the communication of rights: Keynote address by Peter Wintonick

The right to communicate and the communication of rights: Keynote address by Peter Wintonick
I want to take up Colin Gonsalves’ excellent presentation and consider how documentary has contributed to our understanding of human rights and free expression. I will also add some micro thoughts on the history of rights, and present a couple of case study cllps of documentaries that have changed little parts of the human rights world. I hope to make the case for documentary, or what I know term docmedia as agent of free expression, as a vehicle, tool, archive, and as witness testimony,...The right to communicate and the communication of rights: Keynote address by Peter Wintonick

 

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I welcome you all to the fourth edition of Persistence Resistance: Edge of Visual Narrative. I want to particularly welcome our Chief Guest, Ms Sharmila Tagore, and our Guest of honour, Mr. Steven Solnick.

Unfortunately Dr. Kavita Sharma, Director of the India International centre, the co-host of this film festival is unable to join us this morning. But we wish to acknowledge that the...

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