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FILM "Because We did Not Choose" with English subtitles at Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), Lodhi Estate > 6:30pm on 6th November 2017

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Duration : 1 hour 32 mins. 

Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)
Note : Call 011-24619431 (IIC) to re-confirm any last minute change or cancellation of the event.

Venue : C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
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Event Description : 
FILM "Because We did Not Choose" with English subtitles

Screening will be followed by a discussion

Because we did not choose looks at World War I and the involvement of communities at a time when spaces inhabited by them were transitioning or struggling to accommodate modernity and the rest of its implications. The film is a meticulous documentation of the journey made by the labourers from North East India to the war front. Shot over a period of 4 years, this is the only film from India that examines the participation of indigenous labour in the theatres of the First World War

Year : 2017

Directed by Wanphrang Diengdoh who will introduce the film

Wanphrang K Diengdoh is a film maker based out of India and the UK. In 2009, he was awarded the public arts grant from the Foundation of Indian Contemporary arts for his installation Kali Kamai. The installation was a semi-finalist in the International Award for Public Arts, Middle Eastern and Central Asian region.In 2011, his debut film ’19/87’ bagged all the awards at the Guwahati International Short Film Festival. In 2013, he was awarded the 'Early Career Film Fellowship’ from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, for his documentary proposal ‘Where the Clouds End’ – a documentary about tribal identity and border politics. The film was screened at the Royal Anthropological Institute, Bristol and also at RAI festival in Los Angeles. It was also screened at the United Nations World Urban Forum, Medellin, Columbia. His last film that he edited and co-wrote – ‘My Name is Eeooow ’was awarded the prestigious Intangible Culture prize at the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Ethnographic Film Festival, Bristol in the UK in 2017 and also won the best film at the Film Festival della Lessinia, Italy. He is now filming his full length fiction film set in Shillong and England that deals with the intricacies of the Khasi matrilineal society.

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FILM "Because We did Not Choose" with English subtitles at Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), Lodhi Estate > 6:30pm on 6th November 2017 FILM "Because We did Not Choose" with English subtitles at Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), Lodhi Estate > 6:30pm on 6th November 2017 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on 22:15 Rating: 5

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