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Cinema of Resistance West Bengal : July-August Newsletter

Announcement: 3rd Kolkata People's Film Festival (KPFF)

Please mark your calendars and make travel plans! The 3rd KPFF will be held from 22-24 January, 2016, at the Jogesh Mime Academy auditorium, Kolkata. If you are interested in volunteering for the festival, please get in touch with us (details, below).


Film screenings/Solidarity Meet

Over the past two months, Cinema of Resistance held three film screenings and solidarity meets 

11th July | MUKTI CHAI - an evening of film screenings, protest songs and speeches, in Muktangan Rangalaya, demanding unconditional freedom of all prisoners of conscience. To see photos and videos of speeches and songs, please visit: http://corkolkata.wordpress.com/past-screenings/mukti-chai/
The evening also raised funds for the legal defense committee of Chhatradhar Mahato and five other Lalgarh activists. The funds were handed over to APDR.
  
- 22nd August | TALES OF OCCUPATION FROM GAZA & ELSEWHERE 
Film Screening - Where Should the Birds Fly? By Palestinian filmmaker Fida Qishta. Discussions by Kalpana Wilson and Kunal Chattopadhyay.
We will soon upload videos of the talks.

- 25th August | COUNTRYWIDE PROTEST SCREENINGS OF 'MUZAFFARNAGAR BAAQI HAI'
Cinema of Resistance's call for a countrywide protest screening of the documentary met with an overwhelming response, with 85+ screenings till date, and an estimated ten thousand people watching the film on 25-26th. In West Bengal protest screenings took place in Kolkata (multiple locations), Howrah, Shantiniketan (even after being stopped by Police), Bishnupur, Belgharia, Barasat. More protest screenings are being organised in West Bengal & India at this time,

For more details about the Kolkata screening organized by CoR, pan-India screenings organized by CoR and like-minded groups, and press reports, please visit: http://corkolkata.wordpress.com/country-wide-protest-screening-muzaffarngar-baaqi-hai/

Our pamphlet from the day's event is attached below.


Little Magazine

We are both sad and happy to tell you that the second volume of our annual magazine is now exhausted from most of the Kolkata book stalls. Single copies may be available still at Kundu Book Stall (Jadavpur), Gyaner Aalo (Jadavpur), Dhyanbindu (College St). Henceforth the few remaining copies of this volume will be available only from our own festival & book stall - till stocks last.  


DVD Distribution

For a list of documentary DVDs, distributed by volunteers from locations in and around Kolkata (namely, Jadavpur, Patuli, Dumdum, New Alipore, Sinthir More, Chinar Park, Behala, Kalighat, Bally and Uttarpara), please visit our online stall:http://corkolkata.wordpress.com/the-cor-stall/. By purchasing these DVDs, you would be contributing towards present and future projects of the independent filmmakers making these films.


Upcoming: Monthly Screenings

Please mark your calendars for our upcoming monthly screenings. More details coming up here: http://corkolkata.wordpress.com/upcoming-screenings/ 

17th October at Mukta Angan Rangalaya | 6 pm

14th November at Mukta Angan Rangalaya | 6 pm

6th December at Jogesh Mime Academy 


Appeal for contributions

We appeal to all of you to generously contribute to our collective's fund so that we may carry out with our monthly screenings, festivals and cultural activities. We also seek your generous contributions for an ongoing documentary, being made by a collaboration of our activists, researchers and comrades on martyr Saroj Dutta, to mark his birth centenary year. To know more about the film, and its progress so far, including stills, information and clips, please check this page:SD: A documentary on Saroj Dutta

Stay in touch. Look forward to hear back from you!

Zindabad!
People's Film Collective & Cinema of Resistance
Organizing team

Contact Us
P: +91-9163736863
FB: facebook.com/corkolkata

ABOUT US: Cinema of Resistance (Kolkata Chapter) organizes an annual film festival, called the Kolkata People's Film Festival, in the third week of January. Throughout the year, we organize monthly film screenings in Kolkata and also travel in Kolkata and its neighbouring districts (such as North and South 24 Pargnas, Hooghly, Howrah, Birbhum, Nadia etc.) to screen films and hold discussions/dialogues on invitation from non-funded like-minded groups, unions and organizations. We are particularly interested in screening among workers, women, children and young adults, civil society groups and folks in general who are allies of people's movements.

To organize a show in your locality please write tocor.kolkata@gmail.com, or call us at 9163736863. We will get back to you.

To join our initiative as an activist, please contact us in the manner above, or simply turn up at one of our screenings for a face-to-face chat!


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