70th Anniversary of Partition Film Screening
SAFES and SANSAD present 3 films on Partition of India
Sunday October 8, 2017
12.00 PM – 5.00 PM
4955 SFU Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings St, Vancouver
A THIN WALL, dir. Mara Ahmed, 65 mins
A documentary about memory, reconciliation and the partition of India. Shot in Delhi, Lahore, and New York.
MILANGE BABA RATAN DE MELE TE, dir. Ajay Bhardwaj, 95 mins
A lyrical feature documentary focusing on the Dalit Sufis of Bhatinda that explores the continuities of local cultures and the crossings of religious identities in post-partition Punjab.
“It is a story of how love survived a Holocaust.” Arundhati Roy.
SKY BELOW, dir. Sara Singh, 75 mins
A poetic portrait of the borderlands of Pakistan and India in which the landscape of ruins of past civilizations and the rhythms of local life intersect to question the lines of national borders, while the interviews with those who lived through partition offer reflections on the bordering.
Ajay Bhardwaj will be present for Q & A. There will be discussion following screening.
Admission is free.