Global book launch

Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles by Ambi Parameswaran

9 June 2016

We were proud to host the global book launch of Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles along with Pan Macmillan. This is a book which is as much the story of Indian advertising as it is about India. Ambi Parameswaran presented key trends explored in the book in his talk, which was followed by a tête-à-tête with ad guru Santosh Desai.

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Getting Better

Getting Better - a special screening with Gulserene Dastur

7 April 2016

Economists and politicians, urban planners and journalists all have theories, facts or figures to provide sophisticated answers to the question, "How much healthcare is affordable?" On the ground in King Edward Memorial(KEM) Hospital, this question is a grim reality as the hospital deals with over 1.7 million patients every year!

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The Invisible (R)evolutions

The Invisible (R)evolutions

14 September 2015

In the 21st century, speed and short term have become the rule in our societies. Stressed out by the technological and financial acceleration, we are trying to keep up a rhythm which will end in predictable ecological, economical and social disasters. Across the world people are leaving the daily grind to lead better lifestyles by constructing alternative ways of living. French Director Philippe Borrel tracks down these people for his documentary The Invisible (R)evolutions.

 

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ANITA

Anita

19 March 2015

In October 1991, an entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men. With a clear, unwavering voice, Anita Hill recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Her testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual misconduct and power in the workplace that resonates even today. 

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Book & Film Club

Our book and film clubs always have the authors and filmmakers in attendance respectively. Our readings and screenings are followed by passionate animated discussions. Join us for our events and tell your friends about them as well. Most of our events are open to the public with RSVP.

Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles by Ambi Parameswaran

We were proud to host the global book launch of Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles along with Pan Macmillan. This is a book which is as much the story of Indian advertising as it is about India. Ambi Parameswaran presented key trends explored in the book in his talk, which was followed by a tête-à-tête with ad guru Santosh Desai.9 June 2016

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Getting Better - a special screening with Gulserene Dastur

Economists and politicians, urban planners and journalists all have theories, facts or figures to provide sophisticated answers to the question, "How much healthcare is affordable?" On the ground in King Edward Memorial(KEM) Hospital, this question is a grim reality as the hospital deals with over 1.7 million patients every year!7 April 2016

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The Invisible (R)evolutions

In the 21st century, speed and short term have become the rule in our societies. Stressed out by the technological and financial acceleration, we are trying to keep up a rhythm which will end in predictable ecological, economical and social disasters. Across the world people are leaving the daily grind to lead better lifestyles by constructing alternative ways of living. French Director Philippe Borrel tracks down these people for his documentary The Invisible (R)evolutions.  14 September 2015

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Anita

In October 1991, an entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men. With a clear, unwavering voice, Anita Hill recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Her testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual misconduct and power in the workplace that resonates even today. 19 March 2015

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Mardistan (Macholand)

Mardistan (Macholand) is an exploration of Indian manhood articulated through the voices of four men from different generations and backgrounds. A middle-aged writer trying to make sense of the physical and sexual abuse he witnessed studying in an elite military academy, a Sikh father of twin daughters resisting the pressure to produce a son, a young 20-year-old college student looking for a girlfriend with whom he can lose his virginity and a working-class gay activist coming out to his wife after twenty years...2 January 2015

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La Guerre des Graines - The Seed War

Are seeds a commodity or a vital resource to be shared for the benefit of humanity like the water we drink or the air we breathe? In the near future, farmers might lose the right to plant their own seeds. In Europe, a regulation is emerging which will impose strict controls on the use of agricultural seeds. Behind this appropriation stand five corporations already governing half of the seeds market and looking to spread their stranglehold even further. 16 October 2014

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Nadir Godrej - The Poet

Nadir makes speeches, all in verse. Although at times it seems a curse. Dare he ever speak in prose? It's not as though anything goes. Rather verse is now demanded.    25 July 2014

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Powerless - Katiyabaaz

Powerless - Katiyabaaz is a documentary film about the electrical supply in an Indian city and its diabolical complexity. Kanpur is a city of 3 million which suffers from power cuts that last up to 15 hours. Loha is a 28 year old electrician, renowned for his prowess in stealing electricity; he is a Robin Hood kind of figure who steals electricity and charges the rich to provide free connections in impoverished neighbourhoods. On the other hand, Ritu is the first female chief...4 July 2014

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