Public Talk: "The Geography of Colour in 1960s Bombay Cinema"

Ranjani Mazumdar: "The Geography of Colour in 1960s Bombay Cinema"
Monday, February 9, 4:00 PM
Communication Department "Hub" (3rd floor, Integrative Learning Center

Please join us for a talk by Ranjani Mazumdar, Professor of Cinema Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Her publications focus on urban cultures, popular cinema, gender, and the cinematic city. She is the author of Bombay Cinema: An Archive of the City (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) and co-author of the forthcoming The Indian Film Industry (2015). Prof. Mazumdar has also worked as a documentary filmmaker and is a founding member of Mediasorm, India’s first women’s film collective, which received the Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding media professionals among women. Mazumdar’s documentaries include Delhi Diary 2001 (on violence, memory and the city); The Power of the Image (co-directed; a television series on Bombay cinema); and Prisoner of Gender, which won second prize at an international television documentary festival. Her current research focuses on film in the 1960s, globalization and film culture, and the visual culture of film posters.

Event Date: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm