Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi
cordially invites you to the two-day
screening of films by Gurvinder Singh
ADH CHANANI RAAT
followed by conversations between film scholar & curator
Ashish Rajadhyaksha and Gurvinder Singh
on 22nd and 23rd September 2022 at 5.30 pm.
Dr. M S Randhawa Auditorium
Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16 B, Chandigarh 160015
Diwan Manna, President
ਪੰਜਾਬ ਲਲਿਤ ਕਲਾ ਅਕਾਦਮੀ ਵੱਲੋਂ
ਗੁਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਦੀਆਂ ਫ਼ਿਲਮਾਂ
ਚੌਥੀ ਕੂਟ ਅਤੇ ਅੱਧ ਚਾਨਣੀ ਰਾਤ
ਉੱਘੇ ਫਿਲਮ ਆਲੋਚਕ, ਦਾਨਿਸ਼ਵਰ ਤੇ ਕਿਊਰੇਟਰ
ਆਸ਼ੀਸ਼ ਰਾਜਾਧਯਕ੍ਸ਼ ਅਤੇ ਜਾਣੇ ਪਛਾਣੇ ਫਿਲਮਕਾਰ
ਗੁਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਵਿਚਕਾਰ ਗੁਫ਼ਤਗੂ
੨੨ ਅਤੇ ੨੩ ਸਤੰਬਰ ੨੦੨੨
ਰੋਜ਼ਾਨਾ ਸ਼ਾਮ ੫.੩੦ ਵਜੇ
ਪੰਜਾਬ ਕਲਾ ਭਵਨ, ਸੈਕਟਰ ੧੬ ਬੀ, ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ ੧੬੦੦੧੫
ਦੀਵਾਨ ਮਾਨਾ, ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ
Gurvinder Singh is an alumni of the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. He has directed four features, three of them in Punjabi: Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan, Chauthi Koot and Adh Chanani Raat, based on the literary works by Gurdial Singh and Waryam Singh Sandhu. His fourth feature Khanaur, is in the Pahari dialect. His films have won critical acclaim and screened at various international film festivals, including Cannes, Venice, Busan, Rotterdam, London, Munich, Belgrade, Singapore, Fukuoka and Rio De Janeiro. Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan also released at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Smithsonian Institute, Washington. He has won three National Film Awards, one for Best Direction and twice for Best Punjabi Film, besides numerous international awards, including Golden Peacock at IFFI, Goa, and the Golden Gateway at Mumbai Film Festival. He has taught at various institutes, including FTII, SRFTII and NID. He has also translated a book of conversations between his mentor Mani Kaul and Hindi writer Udayan Vajpeyi, titled Uncloven Space.
Ashish Rajadhyaksha is a film historian, and an occasional art curator. He is the author of Ritwik Ghatak: A Return to the Epic (1982); Indian Cinema in the Time of Celluloid: From Bollywood to the Emergency (2009); The Last Cultural Mile: An Inquiry into Technology and Governance in India (2011). He edited the Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema (with Paul Willemen) (1994/1999); In the Wake of Aadhaar: the Digital Ecosystem of Governance in India (2013) and the book of Kumar Shahani's writings, The Shock of Desire and Other Essays (2015). He co-curated the Bombay/Mumbai 1992-2001 section (with Geeta Kapur) of ‘Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis’ at the Tate Modern (2002); the’ You Don't Belong Festival of Film and Video’ in four cities in China (2011) and ‘Memories of Cinema’ at the IVth Guangzhou Triennial, 2011; ‘Make-Belong: Films in Kochi from China and Hong Kong’, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, 2015, and the exhibition Tah-Satah: A Very Deep Surface: ‘Mani Kaul & Ranbir Singh Kaleka: Between Film and Video’ at Jaipur (2017).