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Date(s) - 06/03/2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Alliance Française du Bengale


Kolkata Premiere of 'Silence - a short poetry film'

The Creative Arts organises the Kolkata premiere of  ‘Silence – a short poetry film’ on 6 March 2020 from 6.30 pm at Alliance française du Bengale.

The short poetry film is based on the works of Sudeep Sen and is directed by Ramanjit Kaur and the music designed by Pt. Tanmoy Bose.  

Programme for the evening :
• A Welcome note by Fabrice Plancon (Director, Alliance Francaise)
• ‘From Poetry to Cinema’, by Sekhar Das (Filmmaker)
• Screening of the film ‘Silence’
• Panel discussion with Sudeep Sen and Ramanjit Kaur
?Moderated by Raju Raman

About Sudeep Sen :
Sudeep Sen‘s prize-winning books include Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins), Rain, Aria (A. K. Ramanujan Translation Award),Fractals: New & Selected Poems | Translations 1980-2015 (London Magazine Editions), EroText (Vintage: Penguin Random House) and Kaifi Azmi: New & Selected Translations (Bloomsbury). He has edited important landmark anthologies:The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry,World English Poetry, and Modern English Poetry by Younger Indians (Sahitya Akademi). Blue Nude: Anthropocene, Ekphrasis, New Poems (Jorge Zalamea International Poetry Prize), and The Whispering Anklets are forthcoming. Sen’s works have been translated into over 25 languages. His words have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Newsweek, Guardian, Observer, Independent, Telegraph, Financial Times, Herald, Poetry Review, Literary Review, Harvard Review, Hindu, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Indian Express, Outlook, India Today, and broadcast on BBC, PBS, CNN IBN, NDTV, AIR& Doordarshan. Sen’s newer work appears in New Writing 15 (Granta), Language for a New Century (Norton), Leela (Collins), Indian Love Poems (Knopf/Random House/Everyman), Out of Bounds (Bloodaxe),Initiate: Oxford New Writing (Blackwell),and Name me a Word (Yale). He is the editorial director of AARK ARTS and editor of Atlas. Sen is the first Asian honoured to speak and read at the Nobel Laureate Festival. The Government of India awarded him the senior fellowship for “outstanding persons in the field of culture/literature.”

About Ramanjit Kaur :
Ramanjit Kaur , an International Award winning Theatre and Film Actor and Director, believes in ‘living each moment to the fullest’ The lead Actor of Padmashree Neelam ManSingh Chowdhry’s group since more than two decades, Ramanjit is a graduate in Music, Dance, Fine Arts and Literature, and a Gold Medalist in Masters in Music ( Inst.). Apart from training in Theatre under her guru Neelam Mansingh , she has also trained at UK , France and Italy at London School of Speech and Drama, Birmingham School of Speech and Drama, Central School of Speech and Drama, UK; Theatre du Soleil, France etc. She has performed at Festivals in India and worldwide, including Uk, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore , Dubai, Pakistan Australia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka etc. Artistic Director of ‘The Creative Arts’, Kolkata, she founded the company in 2002, with the aim of offering Theatre training and for exploring experimental Theatre genres such as Site-Specific Theatre, Theatre Science, Theatre as Therapy or Theatre for Development and collaborating with National and International artists. 

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