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FILM FESTIVAL for Generations > 24th, 25th & 26th September 2018

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Venue : Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate
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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
Venue Info : Events | About | Map | Nearest Metro Stations - 'Khan Market(Vilolet Line)' & 'Jor Bagh(Yellow Line)'
Area : Lodhi Road Area Events

Event Description : 
Film Festival for Generations
Organised in collaboration with the Heidelberg Centre South Asia, the festival brings together a selection of films relating to ageing issues such as housing, activity and creativity in old age, dementia and care giving. Film screenings will be followed by a discussion with experts from relevant fields

Schedule :  Add to Calendar 24/09/2018 18:00 26/09/2018 20:30 Asia/Kolkata FILM FESTIVAL for Generations Event Page : https://www.delhievents.com/2018/09/film-festival-generations-heidelberg-centre-south-asia-iic.html C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003 DD/MM/YYYY

24th September : 

6:00 pm : Inauguration of the Festival
Followed by screening of a film
Forget me Not (Vergiss Mein Nicht; Germany)
(90 min; 2013; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: David Sieveking
Recipient of the Critics Week Award, Locarno International Film Festival 2012
In Forget me Not, David Sieveking portrays the domestic care of his mother, who, like millions of others, is suffering from Alzheimer’s
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse and Dr. Mohan Agashe

25th September : 

2:00 pm : Mukti Bhawan (Hotel Salvation; India)
(99 min; 2016; dvd; Hindi with English subtitles)
Director: Shubhashish Bhutiani
Multiple award winner including the Special Mention for Best Film & Best Actor, National Film Awards, India 2016; Critics Choice Award, The Vesoul Film Festival, France 2017; Asian Cinema Fund, Busan International Film Festival, South Korea 2016; Best Film Award, NY International Film Festival 2017; among others
A heart-warming drama about people facing the end of their lives. A story where faith and family become intertwined, as a slightly frayed 77-year-old suddenly senses his time is up and prevails on his hard-working son to drive him to Varanasi so he can peacefully pass on
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Prof. William Sax and Prof. Minati Panda

AT 16:00
Astu – So Be It (India)
(120 min; 2013; dvd; Marathi with English subtitles)
Directors: Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukthankar
Multiple award winner including Audience Award for Best Film, 11th Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart 2013; Award for Best Dialogue & Best Supporting Actress, 61st National Film Awards, India 2013; Awards for Best Screenplay, Best Film, Best Direction, Best Actor, Best Actress & Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Marthi International Cinema and Theatre Awards; among others
A Sanskrit Professor, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, sees an elephant on the street. Fascinated with the creature, he follows it home, and is cared for by the family to whom the elephant belongs
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Dr. Mohan Agashe and Mr. Matthias Roos

AT 19:00
Forget me Not (Vergiss Mein Nicht; Germany)
(90 min; 2013; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: David Sieveking
Recipient of the Critics Week Award, Locarno International Film Festival 2012
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Prof. Christiane Brosius and Smt Archana Sharma

26th September : 

2:00 pm : Benche Thakar Gaan (The Song of Life; India)
(123 min; 2016; dvd; Bengali with English subtitles)
Directors: Abhijit Guha & Sudheshna Roy
Benche Thakar Gaan is set in an old age home where Paromita, a young gerontologist lands up leaving a lucrative career as a psychiatrist in the city
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Mr. Matthias Roos

AT 17:00
The Song of Life (Das lied des lebens; Germany)
(90 min; 2013; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Irene Langemann
With admiration for the beauty of the old 'wrinkled' voices, the composer Bernhard Koenig imparts to seniors the meditative, mournful, affectionate, enlightening, protesting, marvelous and joyful experience of music
Screening will be followed by a discussion with students of South Asia Institute, Institute of Gerontology and Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies

AT 19:30 IN C.D. DESHMUKH AUDITORIUM
Sputnik Moment 30 Extra Years (Sputnik Moment – 30 Gewonnene Jahre; Germany)
(60 min; 2015; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Lukas Schmid
A documentary film that has been inspiring people to talk about the age (s), the demographic change and the chances of a longer life 
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Mrs Wackernagel – Jacobs

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FILM FESTIVAL for Generations > 24th, 25th & 26th September 2018 FILM FESTIVAL for Generations > 24th, 25th & 26th September 2018 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Rating: 5

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