DELHI: A total of 13 shorts and features are to be screened
in Delhi and Mumbai to pay homage to the late filmmaker
Mani Kaul on his first death anniversary on 6 July.
the programme in Mumbai will run over two days, the
one in Delhi will only have three films. The homage
has been planned by the Films Division at their venues
in the two metros.
Mumbai, renowned filmmaker Jahnu Barua will inaugurate
the two-day festival and there will be a keynote address
by Udayan Vajpeyi.
Shah, Ustad Bahauddin Dagar, Ms Lalitha Krishna, Sharmistha
Mohanty, and Siddharth Sinha will share their reminiscences
about the master filmmaker. Films Division Director
General V S Kundu will also speak on the occasion.
Delhi, Ashok Vajpeyi, Gattoo Kaul, Rita Kaul, Raman
Chawla, and Gurpal Singh will pay their homage.
documentaries, Siddheshwari (1989); Arrival (1979)
and Dhrupad, will be screened in both Delhi and Mumbai.
films to be screened in Mumbai include the features
Uski Roti (1970), Mati Manas (1985), and Duvidha (1975).
The shorts and documentaries are: Homage to the Teacher
(1967), Forms & Designs (1968), During and after
Air-raid (1970), The Indian Woman (1975), The Nomad
Puppeteer (1974), Chitrakathi (1978), and Before my