Pure Chutney

Directed by Sanjeev Chatterjee 1998. 42min. Pure Chutney is an exploration of the delicious – and even difficult – mix of Trinidadian-Indian culture. The film takes up as its theme the undeniable hybridity of postcolonial …

A Passage to India

By David Lean 164 min., 1984 This breathtaking film based on E.M. Forster’s classic novel is an emotional and deeply personal story of love and class struggle in 1928 India. Adela Quested (Judy Davis) travels …

Partition

By Ken Mc Mullen 78 min. Based on Urdu writer’s Saadat Hussan Manto’s story about the partition of India and Pakistan. McMullen’s film focuses on the historical footnote that inmates of lunatic asylums, like prisoners …

Occupation: Millwork

By Anand Patwardhan 20 min., 1996 Textile mills once were the backbones of Bombay’s economy, and their laborers provided the city its working class culture. Today, foreign investment and rising real-estate prices have made selling …

New Empire

Directed by Kurush Canteenwala 35 min New Empire is a visually impressionistic, non-fiction film that attempts to chronicle a personal encounter with neo-colonialism and the accompanying loss of away of urban being. The encounter is set …