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Persistence Resistance 2014 is here!

Posted by Magic Lantern Movies LLP on February 4, 2014
Persistence Resistance 2014 is here!

The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. This becomes even more obvious when posterity gives a final verdict and sometimes rehabilitates forgotten artistes.

- Marcel Duchamp, (Session on the Creative Act; Convention of the American Federation of Arts, Houston, Texas, April 1957)

Persistence Resistance 2014 is here!

Round-up of Day 1: Launching 'Project Cinema City'

Posted by Magic Lantern Foundation on February 16, 2014

The sixth edition of Persistence Resistance Film Festival 2014 began with the book release of ‘Project Cinema City’ in a tightly packed hall at Max Muller Bhavan in New Delhi. Prof. Kaushik Bhaumik from the Jawaharlal Nehru University presented the commencement address and announced the screening of ‘Sin City’.

Round-up of Day 1: Launching 'Project Cinema City'

Films at Persistence Resistance win awards at MIFF 2014

Posted by Magic Lantern Movies LLP on February 14, 2014
Films at Persistence Resistance win awards at MIFF 2014

Invoking Justice, directed by Deepa Dhanraj, won the Golden Conch for the best documentary above 40 minutes at the recently concluded Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2014. The film on the exemplary courage and perseverance of women in Tamil Nadu to establish a women's Jamaat will be showing at 19:00 on Monday, 17 February at the India International Centre.

Films at Persistence Resistance win awards at MIFF 2014

Delhi launch of the book 'Project Cinema City'

Posted by Magic Lantern Movies LLP on February 11, 2014
Delhi launch of the book 'Project Cinema City'

On the occasion of the opening of Persistence Resistance 2014, we are delighted to bring you …

Delhi launch of the book PROJECT CINEMA CITY

An anthology that highlights desires, imaginations, spaces, access, languages and viewing conventions that inform the cinemas Bombay/Mumbai makes, and the cities its cinema produces.

Based on text and image essays, graphics, annotated artworks, films, documentation and maps.

Editors: Madhusree Dutta, Kaushik Bhaumik and Rohan Shivkumar Foreward: Arjun Appadurai Design: Sherna Dastur

Delhi launch of the book 'Project Cinema City'

Persistence Resistance 2014: The Highlights

Posted by Magic Lantern Movies LLP on February 7, 2014
 

We bring you FIVE DAYS of conversations with films, their makers and the audience

  THE HIGHLIGHTS ...   Sunday, Feb 16: Day 1 New Delhi launch of the book Project Cinema Cities edited by Madhusree Dutta, Kaushik Bhaumik and Rohan Shivkumar
Persistence Resistance 2014: The Highlights
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Persistence Resistance 2014 is here!

Persistence Resistance 2014 is here!
The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. This becomes even more obvious when posterity gives a final verdict and sometimes rehabilitates forgotten artistes. - Marcel Duchamp, (Session on the Creative Act; Convention of the American Federation of Arts, Houston, Texas, April 1957) ...Persistence Resistance 2014 is here!

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