Our Independence Day Feminist Film Festivval

Wandering Women: The Feminist Docu Film Festival of India

15 August 2015

Did feminism in India start in December 2012 in reaction to the Delhi gang-rape? Though sometimes it feels so, we know it isn’t true. Does feminism begin and end with responses to sexual violence? That’s another thing we know isn’t true.

On India's 69th Independence Day, we kicked off a two-day festival of terrific desi feminist documentaries, which we were proud to co-host with The Ladies Finger, a feminist website.

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Me Verses Them: How Mumbai's Performance Poets are Breaking Boundaries & Changing

Me Verses Them: How Mumbai's Performance Poets are Breaking Boundaries & Changing Society

22 July 2015

The Godrej India Culture Lab hosted Mumbai's most exciting performance poets that exhilarated the audience with poems that infused time-honored traditions with contemporary themes. 

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Henry Jenkins

MASTERCLASS WITH HENRY JENKINS

10 July 2015

Godrej India Culture Lab hosted an exclusive masterclass on the digital tomorrow with the world's convergence culture guru Dr. Henry Jenkins. The special lecture explained concepts that Dr. Jenkins has popularised over the past three decades - such as participatory culture, media convergence, transmedia storytelling, spreadability and more.

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MENAKA GURUSWAMY

From Revolution to a Constitutional Democracy: The Promises of the Indian Constitution

28 May 2015

 We were very proud to host eminent Supreme Court lawyer Menaka Guruswamy for a very special talk at our lab. Menaka spoke about the drafting of the Indian constitution, the idea of India it envisages, and its relevance to us today. 



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Special Events

These are large-scale events, like conferences, lectures, and spectacles like the pop-up Museum of Memories that we organize, sometimes collaboratively. Join us for our events and tell your friends about them as well. Most of our events are open to the public with RSVP.

Wandering Women: The Feminist Docu Film Festival of India

Did feminism in India start in December 2012 in reaction to the Delhi gang-rape? Though sometimes it feels so, we know it isn’t true. Does feminism begin and end with responses to sexual violence? That’s another thing we know isn’t true. On India's 69th Independence Day, we kicked off a two-day festival of terrific desi feminist documentaries, which we were proud to co-host with The Ladies Finger, a feminist website.15 August 2015

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Me Verses Them: How Mumbai's Performance Poets are Breaking Boundaries & Changing Society

The Godrej India Culture Lab hosted Mumbai's most exciting performance poets that exhilarated the audience with poems that infused time-honored traditions with contemporary themes. 22 July 2015

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MASTERCLASS WITH HENRY JENKINS

Godrej India Culture Lab hosted an exclusive masterclass on the digital tomorrow with the world's convergence culture guru Dr. Henry Jenkins. The special lecture explained concepts that Dr. Jenkins has popularised over the past three decades - such as participatory culture, media convergence, transmedia storytelling, spreadability and more.10 July 2015

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From Revolution to a Constitutional Democracy: The Promises of the Indian Constitution

 We were very proud to host eminent Supreme Court lawyer Menaka Guruswamy for a very special talk at our lab. Menaka spoke about the drafting of the Indian constitution, the idea of India it envisages, and its relevance to us today. 28 May 2015

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CHOOSING A BETTER WORLD BY SHEENA IYENGAR

Education for women is not only a social imperative; it is an initiative that benefits women, men and children everywhere. Research shows that when countries devote resources to women's education they improve public health (especially for children) and expand political engagement. 15 April 2015

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Mir Mukhtiyar Ali, Mathias Duplessy & Rakesh Kumar Concert

The Godrej India Culture Lab was proud to host Mir Mukhtiyar Ali and Mathias Duplessy (of Peepli Live and Finding Fanny fame) along with Rakesh Kumar for a spectacular fusion music performance.  20 February 2015

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Field Notes

The Godrej India Culture Lab collaborated with the exhibition, *Deconstructed Innings - A Tribute to India's Greatest Sporting Icon*, conceptualized by Kiran Desai and co-curated by Veeranganakumari Solanki, that was held at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and with Films Division - Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India, for a very special Cricket Funda – Field Notes.5 February 2015

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Emotional Intelligence with David Caruso

Emotions drive learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, and health. Emotional intelligence refers to a person’s capacity to effectively reason about emotions and to use emotions to enhance thought and solve problems. Individuals with high levels of emotional intelligence are generally better able to perceive, identify and manage emotions in themselves and others, making them more effective at achieving goals.  21 January 2015

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