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Born to Perform
Programme : Born to Perform
Start Date:  23 Nov 2020  At:  00:00  .ONLINE 
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Born to Perform
Online exhibition of photographs by Vijay S. Jodha
An ongoing photography project shot in India and abroad, the exhibition features portraits of some of the world’s finest and most inspiring performing artists who happen to be physically challenged. The project focuses on some of the world’s leading performing artists from Australia, Cambodia, Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Thailand and U.K.
The online exhibition is on view from 23rd November to 6th December 2020
Organised to commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed on 3 December annually
(Organised in partnership with UNESCO, New Delhi Office)
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FRAMING ABILITIES – I (45 minutes)
Programme : FRAMING ABILITIES – I (45 minutes)
Start Date:  23 Nov 2020  At:  00:00  .ONLINE 
Description :
FRAMING ABILITIES – I (45 minutes)
A festival of disability films organized in collaboration with We Care FilmFest and Brotherhood. Ten award-winning short documentaries from Burma/Japan, Lebanon, India, Iran, Italy and Trinidad & Tabago will be screened over the next two weeks.
Tiny Step (India)
(1:00 min; English subtitles)
Director: Ganga Bharani
Recipient of the Best Film Award and Special Mention, We Care Film Festival 
Question of Success (Mai Pakpagee Wahang/India)
(5:01 min; English and with subtitles)
Director: L. Amarendra Sharma
The story of Md. Abdul Haque, a national Paralympic gold medalist in swimming
The Attitude (India)
(5:06 min; Oriya & with English subtitles)
Director: Santosh Kumar Panda
A job interview for Bhagwan Patra aka “Rintu”
The Fish and I (Iran; 6:10 min)
Director: Babak Habibifar
Multiple award winner including Young Jurors Prize, International Short Film Festival Ingolstadt, Germany 2015; Best Short Film, 6th Skepto International Film Festival, Italy 2015; Jury Grand Prize & Audience Award, Short Short Story Film Festival, USA 2014; among others
The film recounts the story of a blind man trying to save his fish
Turning a Page (Trinidad and Tobago)
(10:13 min; English & with subtitles)
Director: Miquel Galofre
The film explores how differently abled students relate to the world through creative outlets like a paper recycling project at their school
Elsewhere (Altrove/Italy)
(18:05 min; Italian with English subtitles)
Director: Cesare Cicardini
Recipient of the Award for Best Film, Bluenose Ability Film Festival 2015
A trip beyond boundaries: beyond Italy and beyond stereotypes
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Focus Japan
Programme : Focus Japan
Start Date:  23 Nov 2020  At:  00:00  .ONLINE 
Description :
Focus Japan
Screening of NHK documentary films on Japan’s history, literature, art, culture and heritage. Organised with the support of NHK World and Embassy of Japan, New Delhi 
Tsuruko’s Tea Journey in Germany
(50 minutes; 2020; English and with subtitles)
Hanzawa Tsuruko is a master of chaji, a tea ceremony that starts with an exquisitely prepared kaiseki meal and finishes with matcha tea served from the heart. A chaji can last for four hours and is a spiritual process, in which the participants remove themselves from the mundane world, seeking harmony and inner peace.  Tsuruko has been traveling around Japan to encounter new people and share chaji with them. In autumn 2019, at the age of 76, she set off on a tea journey across Germany. The film chronicles her month-long odyssey
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‘In the Forest of My Soul’ – Beethoven and his Art
Programme : ‘In the Forest of My Soul’ – Beethoven and his Art
Start Date:  23 Nov 2020  At:  00:00  .ONLINE 
Description :
‘In the Forest of My Soul’ – Beethoven and his Art
Concerts, films and talks to mark the 250th birth anniversary of the renowned composer, Ludwig van Beethoven
Conceptualised by Justin McCarthy, well known dancer, choreographer, Guru and concert pianist
Beethoven @250 – Concert III 
Beethoven and Schiller (21 min)
Piano and poetry
A series of miniature piano pieces by Beethoven played by young, non-professional musicians, and accompanied by verses from Friedrich Schiller’s poetry
Poets were an integral part of the arts landscape in Beethoven’s day and Schiller was one such well-known poet, whose poetry had a strong influence on the composer
Video recording of short recitals for IIC online programmes
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Charade (USA)
Programme : Charade (USA)
Start Date:  23 Nov 2020  At:  00:00  .ONLINE 
Description :
Charade (USA)
(113 min; 1963; English)
Director: Stanley Donen
With Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Mathau
Recipient of the BAFTA Film Award for Best British Actress, BAFTA Awards 1965; Golden Plate Award for Artistic Contribution, David Di Donatello Awards 1964; and Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture, Edgar Allen Poe Awards 1964
Much loved classic film notable for its screenplay, especially the repartee between Grant and Hepburn. Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want the fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?
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