Beyond Partition – South Asian filmmakers’ take on the Partition of India in1947

Stills from Beyond Partition (1)Wednesday, 19th March 2014, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm): 65 minutes

 

This path-breaking documentary, directed by Lalit Mohan Joshi, explores the trauma of Partition and how it impacted on filmmakers from the Indian subcontinent.  Gulzar and Govind Nihalani reflect on the communal violence they witnessed. Cinema veteran M.S. Sathyu and script writer Shama Zaidi question the very idea behind the division, while Sabiha Sumar focuses on some other powerful forces that generated the demand for Pakistan.

Film provided by the South Asian Cinema Foundation

Admission free.   Light refreshments available.

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