Videos For Empowerment- Grant Opportunity

U.S. Mission to India The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai (PAS Mumbai) seeks proposals for a project entitled “Videos for Empowerment.” This project aims to use the power of online videos and social media to raise awareness and call for action on issues that are…

The Mother #1

from Fred Cebron An inner story by the pioneers. Episode #1 with Frederick. The Mother #1 from Fred Cebron on Vimeo.

INNER PEACE

Inner Peace (how to find it) is a Kino movie shot in Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India. May 2017 By Marco Saroldi INNER PEACE from Marco Saroldi on Vimeo.

LOL

LOL is a Kino movie about the wrong perception we have watching the reality through the screen. A movie about people laughing even when there is nothing lo laugh at. A tribute to our increasingly psychotic society. LOL has been carried out in Auroville, Tamil Nadu. India LOL.mp4 from Marco…

Good Morning Auroville

This is a video of my book-dummy "Good Morning Auroville" about an experimental town in southern India. The project has been funded by a grant of Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst. Thanks a lot also for the edit and sequence to Wolfgang Zurborn from Lichtblick School, Thomas Hackbarth from Das Druckhaus Duesseldorf…

KALI – Growing in Power

A collaboration with Celestine, an Auroville-based visual artist. As part of Kino Auroville screening #001, november 2016. KALI/ Growing in Power from sofie albrecht on Vimeo.

Veli

Friday 28th April Time: 7:45 pm Bhavisyate, Bharat Nivas

Inhale Exhale

Short stop-motion animation for the very first round of Kino Auroville KinoAuroville monthly photography and shave by Tom everything else by Christoph INHALE EXHALE from brainfever on Vimeo.

Nomades des mers

Expédition Low Tech” Une aventure de l'autosuffisance en mer Documentaire et Discussion Introduit par le projet JOI et discuté avec les Nomades des mers En français sous-titré anglais – 52 min Au Bangladesh, un jeune ingénieur appelé Corentin de Chatelperron décide d'être le premier à tester le voilier qu'il a…

Babette’s Feast

The French Pavilion presents Babette's Feast With Gabriel Axel, based on the fairy tale by Karen Blixen Saturday 25 th March 2017 – 5.00 pm Cinema Paradiso In French with English subtitles – Duration: 100 min Babette, a renowned “Chef” in a famous Parisian restaurant, “Café Anglais”, escapes the repression…

THE LOVING CARAVAN IN ETHIOPIA

The French Pavilion presents The Loving Caravan in Ethiopia Documentary and Discussion With a Participant of the Caravan Saturday 11 th March 2017 5pm Cinema Paradiso In French only – Duration: 1 hour In 30 years, the nomadic pianist Marc Vella has traveled with his grand piano over 200,000 km…

Food Coop

The French Pavilion presents Food Coop Documentary and Discussion with a representative of the movie maker and a similar initiative Saturday 25th February 2017 5 pm Cinema Paradiso In English subtitled in French In an economic crisis, in the shadow of Wall Street, an institution that represents another American tradition…

Bio Art Clips By Mar Cosmik Films

A short film documentation by our volunteer Mar on activities that are happening in and around Auroville. Artist: Giorgos Sioras Deligiannis, Greek dancer and choreographer. Art Work: "Site-specific Dance Film"

AUROVILLE, STORY OF AN UTOPIA

THE FRENCH PAVILION Presents AUROVILLE, STORY OF AN UTOPIA Film director: J.P. Elkabbach & Nicole Avril Mother was still in her body when the documentary was made. Few western journalists are interested in the project of Auroville in the seventies; but one of them, Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, came to investigate for…

9th Auroville Panorama of Indian Cinema

Friday 10 February: 5.30 pm DRUMS / TEAM AGORA Directed by Jinu THOMAS Music 4’ Encounter in the deep forest… 5.35 pm ISHTI / IN SEARCH FOR SELF Directed by Dr. G. PRABHA Sanskrit / EST 1h.48’ Ishti centres around a 71-year-old Ramavikraman Namboodiri, a Vedic scholar, his family members…

Programmes at Unity Pavilion

8th February 7.30 pm: Movies on New Economy Experiments 9th February 5 pm: Healing and Peace Meditation around the Peace Table 10th-14th February 9 am to 5 pm: Seminar on IPK (Integral Paradigm of Knowledge): Integral Education and Self-Development All Are Welcome

Inner Dialogues Episode 01 Season1

Episode 01. First Episode of the series, talking with Satyavan : for him there is no freedom without discipline, one of his inner dialogues that he offered during this graceful moment we shared.

Inner Dialogues Episode 00.

Inner Dialogues Episode 00. How it all started. It is from this discussion, filmed in an improvised manner that the idea of this docu-series was born.

Kino screening #003

Our third Kino screening tomorrow for all the short-films made in the past month.Please come to Cinema Paradiso at Town Hall this Saturday, January 7th at 10 am. All are invited to watch the films and meet other like-minded people interested in making short-films. If you have a film you…

Atatürk

The French Pavilion presents Mustapha Kemal Atatürk: The Birth of a Republic Documentary by Séverine LABAT filmmaker Saturday 7 th January 2017 5:00 pm Cinema Paradiso In French – Duration: 90 min The itinerary of Mustapha Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938) merges with the history of the end of the Ottoman Empire…

Thursday Indian Film: Kadambari

Director : Suman Ghosh Duration: 1 hr 27 min This is a biopic of Kadambari Devi, the sister-in-law of Rabindranath Tagore, and daughter-in-law of Debendranath Tagore. Rabindranath's elder brother Jyotirindranath Tagore married Kadambari. In 1868 when Kadambari came to Jorasanko Thakur Bari Rabidranath was 7 years old and Kadambari was…

HUMAN VOL. II

War – Forgiveness – Homosexuality Family – Life after Death Film director: Yann Arthus Bertrand HUMAN is a diptych of stories and images of our world which creates an immersion into the depths of the human being. Through the testimonies of happiness filled with love but also with hatred and…

Kino Auroville screening #002

Kino Auroville had it’s second screening at Cinema Paradiso last Saturday. A total number of 8 recently made short-films were brought to the theatre and screened to an audience of 50+. Find some of the monthly Kino Auroville shorts here: https://vimeo.com/groups/kinoaurovillemonthly See below photos taken by Marco Saroldi. The next…

Tahaan

Director: Santosh Sivan Duration: 1 hr 37 mins Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 7:45 pm Bhavishyate (new building behind the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium). Bharat Nivas, Auroville A tender fable about childhood innocence amid the realities of war, set against the rugged landscape of Kashmir. Tahaan’s journey revolves around his pursuit to…

Kino Auroville has kicked off

Last Saturday, November 5th, Cinema Paradiso hosted the very first screening of the newly formed Kino Auroville cell. Kino is a global movement created as a means of providing both amateur and professional filmmakers with a place to create and screen their short-films. Kino Auroville screening #001 featured 13 short-films with a…

Bharatnivas Cultural Events Calendar November 2016

Calender of Bharatnivas Events for November 2016: Bhavishyate: Wednesday, 2nd November 2017, Time: 5 pm, "Rendez-vous with Vidyanagar",Presentation/Talk by Auroville and Pondicherry Artists Camp in Karnataka. Kalakendra Art Gallery: Friday, 4-26th November - Art Exhibition by Marco. Sri Aurobindo Auditorium: Friday, 4th Nov., Time 7.45 pm: Film Bhavishyate: Thursday, 10th…

Film on George Nakashima

As Mira Nakashima and her family are visiting Auroville today and tomorrow, she offers to present:   A two hour film on George Nakashima at Bhavishyate, B.N., Wednesday 26 October, 4.00pm   Please note: The earlier scheduled ‘Talk by Auroville Artists on the Jindal Art Camp’  which was announced for…

L’Odorat

  THE FRENCH PAVILION CIRHU Present L’Odorat  (The Empire of Scents) Directed by Kim Nguyen Scents, like colors, can be declined at infinitum Saturday, October 29 th , 2016 – 5.00 pm CINEMA PARADISO (Town Hall) The pleasures of food, of the erotic, of family - form the very fabric…

An Evening of Documentary Films

Aurodhan Galleries Pondicherry Presents at 8.15 pm on 21st October on 33 rue Francois martin An Evening of Documentary Films by award winning British Filmmaker Ruhi Hamid Ruhi Hamid, a graduate of the Royal College of Art, London directs with visual flair and sensitivity to make beautiful, intimate and insightful…

Sharira

Bharat Nivas, Pavillion of India presents: “SHARIRA” A rare documentary produced by Olivier Barot on Chadralekha's last dance choreography: Thursday, 20th October 2016, at 7.45 pm Venue: SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas "Sharira", performed by Shaji, Kalaripyattu of Kerala, and Tishani Doshi, the yoga practitioner, poet, novelist and dancer. A choreography accompanied by…

Kino Auroville kicked off

Last Saturday the newly formed Kino Auroville cell held their kick-off event at Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas. An enthusiastic audience of 40+ showed their interest in joining the Kino movement, becoming so-called Kinoïtes. 13 ideas for short films to be made in the coming month were presented, one can be…

Restoring Connection – Filmfest & Dialogue

FILMFEST "Restoring Connection" 17. - 22.10. in Cinema Paradiso We will be screening documentaries and feature films about Restorative Justice from around the world, based on true stories of pain and loss of connection. People everywhere long to live in peace and harmony, and yet our human story is filled…

programme for director’s first or second feature-length film

La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde, a professional programme developed by the Institut français to help talented young directors from emerging countries to increase their international exposure, has launched a call for entries. The directors and producers of ten first or second feature-film projects will be invited to attend this…

starting an Auroville Kino cell

Through the AVFF EOP (Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Programme) we are starting what will be known as an Auroville Kino Cell. According to Wikipedia, we will be the first in India - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kino_(movement) Open to everyone with any collaborative spirit we would like to invite you to join us…

films of change on environment and sustainability

TERI, with the support of Films Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, invites independent documentary filmmakers from India to tell stories of change on environment and sustainability. ABOUT THE PROGRAMME The reality of climate change is the story of our time. Most of us living in cities…

Call for applications: Berlinale Talents 2017

Applications for Berlinale Talents 2017, the Berlin International Film Festival's annual summit and networking platform for 250 outstanding creatives from the fields of film and drama series, are now open. Set to take place from 11-16 February 2017, Berlinale Talents is aimed at film and television professionals during the first…

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival | call for entries

Deadline: September 1, 2016 Website: http://www.bidff.ro/eng#submissions Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (9-13 November 2016) invites film directors, choreographers, digital artists and other artists to submit their dance films and digital installations to the second edition of Bucharest International Dance Film Festival, taking place in Romania. The competition is open for…

YIAC 101-Hour Social Filmmaking Challenge

YES! i am the CHANGE (YIAC) is the flagship program of YES FOUNDATION. Launched in 2013, YES! i am the CHANGE is a nationwide mindset transformation program to inculcate the value of responsible citizenship amongst youth through the impactful medium of films. In 2015, YES! i am the CHANGE emerged…

Demain – film screening

Saturday, August 6, 2016, 4:45 pm, at Cinema Paradiso, Auroville www.demain-lefilm.com/en/film Sharing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economic and social crises that our countries are going through. After a special briefing from the journal Nature announced the possible extinction of…

Art and an Elusive Peace

Kala Kendra – Centre for Arts in Bharat Nivas – The Pavilion of India presents ART AND AN ELUSIVE PEACE (29 Minutes) a Documentary with an Interactive session by V.Hariraam At Kala Kendra – Center for Arts, Bharat Nivas On Saturday the 6th of August, 2016 at 4:30 PM ‘Art…

two fellowships @ School of Media and Cultural Studies

Early Career Fellowships 2016 The School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences has two fellowships for film-makers and media practitioners at an early stage of their career. The fellowships are designed to provide the resources and environment for films, websites, multi-media artefacts and other audio- visual…

Mix The Play

 Mix the Play is an interactive video platform that sees the British Council collaborate with one of UK's most popular theatre's The Old Vic Theatre. We invite you to create a scene from one of Shakespeare's most loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Using film samples and effects, you can control a…

An Enquiry into A New Story for Humanity

film screening at Cinema Paradiso: An Enquiry into A New Story for Humanity - Change the Story, Change the World Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 8 pm A gift from the Findhorn Foundation UK, 2016, Dir. Mattie Porte - Lorenz Gramann w/ Satish Kumar, Pat McCabe, Charles Eisenstein Documentary, 102mins,…

two special screenings of “Rasan Piya”

Rasan Piya AFP Auditorium No. 58, Suffren street - Pondicherry Date/Time: Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 7:00 pm                 You are all invited to the following documentary film projection on Thursday, 12 May 2016, at Bhavishyate, 7.30 PM. The filmmaker, Ms.Niharika and the cinematographer,…

Latinamerican Activities

from Anandi: Latinamerican Activities :​ Feb 25th  at 8 p.m. "The Liberator" . Film  about Simón Bolivar ´s Life .Spanish , with English  Subtitles .Cinema Paradiso Feb 27th at 8 p.m. Capoeira , Latinamerican songs, poems and Tango: Milonga . ​​At Visitor Centre, ​Jivatman, Marlenka , Trovadores and Auroville Tango…

Le Bateau de Marco

Here is a short film on Marco’s boat installation at the Auroville Film Festival 2015. The film was made by Danielle de Diesbach and edited by Yatra E. Srinivassan.  

Experimenta 2015

EXPERIMENTA, the international festival celebrating experimental film and moving image art in India is now in its 9th edition. This groundbreaking festival will showcase over 100 films and videos from across the world, host artist talks, special curated programmes and installations over 5 days at the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller…

The Crown of Arkus

Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Program presents Screening & Interaction with the director Die Krone von Arkus / THE CROWN OF ARKUS A musical fairy tale feature film by Franziska Pohlmann Language: German, Subtitles: English, Duration 95 min. THE CROWN OF ARKUS is a fairytale, magical musical film about a…

Auroville Film Festival 2015

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! and welcome to the Auroville Film Festival ‘15! The aim of this festival is to connect with people and cultures within and beyond Auroville and to further the aspiration of Human Unity by showcasing films that develop this theme. We feature films that are created in and…

Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival

Invitation Indianostrum is proud to host the Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival,in Pondicherry. This record-breaking film festival in South East Asia is annually held in Myanmar every year. This Travelling Film Festival is one of the sub-activities of Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival. Human Rights Human…

film screening with director

Dear Community, Please join us for this interesting video and exploration with the film director Manoj. It will be followed Tuesday, August 18th with Evolution fast forward 2 , both at 7pm. Come and Enjoy, The Pitanga Team

“Amrita Sher-Gil” at Tasmai

TASMAI presents: Happy to invite you Sunday the 9th of August, 2015 for the screening of the film 'Amrita Sher-Gil' by Patrick CAZALS, at 6:30 p.m. duration - 60 mts at Tasmai, no. 17 Advocate Chinna Tambi Street (between 2nd and 3rd Cross), Kuruchikuppam as a part of the 'Self…

film screening “Invisible Wings”

Film screening with filmmaker on 7th April INVISIBLE WINGS (Documentary, 10 min, Language: Malayalam with English subtitles, India) About film: "Invisible Wings" is a short documentary about a tea seller named Vijayan, who accomplished his desire to travel the world in spite of all the obstacles life has thrown upon…

Nishtha Jain’s Gulabi Gang

Cinema Paradiso & German Pavilion present Special Screening in the presence of the director: Nishtha Jain’s Gulabi Gang Norway-India-Denmark, 2012, Documentary, Hindi w/ subtitles in English Enter the badlands of Bundelkhand in central India and you have entered a place of desolation, dust and despair. This film follows the Gulabi…

Film projection: Dance of The Wind

as part of the SAARANG festival: Film projection: "Dance of The Wind" (1997) by Rajan Khosa Venue: India Space / Time: 6.30 pm Date: Thursday, 5th March 2015 Starring: Kitu Gidwani, Dr Kapila Vatsyayan Music by Shubha Mudgal

7th Panorama of Contemporary Indian Cinema

7th Panorama of Contemporary Indian Cinema 13-14-15 February - Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas Vanakkom, Namasté, Hello to All, Bonjour à toutes et tous, Aurofilm has the great pleasure to inform you and invite you to its annual 7th Panorama of Contemporary Indian Cinema which will take place at the…

Film Festival on Visual Art

Multimedia Center (MMC) Auditorium /Cinema Paradiso Group, Auroville Art Service, Auroville Film Festival, and Lalit Kala Akademi present: Film Festival on Visual Art Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th February 2015 @ Cinema Paradiso See detailed program below. Our heartiest thanks to Dorothea Machingal and her husband, who while pursuing different…

IGNITE! 2015 – festival of contemporary dance

IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance was started in 2010, the 3rd Edition is set to take place in January 2015. It is organised by the GATI Dance Forum, which works to create a vibrant engagement with contemporary dance through interrogation, experimentation, innovation and reflection. This year the biennial is back…

Korean evening with Noreum Machi

Invitation to the Korean evening time: Thursday, 27th of November, at 6pm places: 6.00 pm Unity Pavilion 7.30 pm Sri Aurobindo Auditorium Dear friends, We, the Korean Pavilion team, are happy to invite the Community to the Korean evening on coming Thursday (27th of November) in Unity Pavilion. We will…

Training in the Film Preservation & Restoration School India

For film afficionados and those wanting to learn and train on Film Preservation & Restoration. Open for registrations. The Film Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit organization based in Mumbai. Recognizing the urgent need to preserve India’s cinematic heritage, the foundation is dedicated to supporting the conservation, preservation and restoration of…

An evening with Akash Kapur at Alliance Française

SEE Literature An evening with Akash Kapur and William Dalrymple. 17th October at AFP Auditorium in Suffren Street, 19.00h Here the full cultural program at Alliance Française Pondicherry for October 2014: The French Volunteer Day and the launch of “EspaceVolontaires” in South India On October 1, we are proud to…

CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival & Forum

A FILM FESTIVAL FROM NEW DELHI October 7 - 10, 2014 Auroville and Pondicherry have the pleasure of hosting the travelling CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival and Forum. This festival, based in New Delhi, is organizing film screenings and panel discussions here, in collaboration with Pondicherry University, PondyCAN…

Kerala Week at Bharat Nivas campus

Bharat Nivas campus invites you for a Kerala Week, to coincide with the Onam Festival that happens at this time of the year. This mini-fest brings together dance, folk theatre, Kalaripayet and drums, as well as films and presentations on its cultural journey and contemporary art spread across different venues.…

stop-motion animation 1-week workshop

The AVFF EOP (Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Programme) would like to offer a 1 week stop-motion animation workshop to anyone, of any age. The timings will be 9a.m to noon, Monday 19th May to Friday 23rd May 2014. The workshop will mostly take place in Future School, with a…

masterclass scriptwriting for films by Anurag Kashyap

News from Adishakti Master Classes: Writers! Here it is! A never before opportunity. A MASTERCLASS ON SCRIPTWRITING FOR FILMS BY ANURAG KASHYAP FROM DESIGN TO PERFORMANCE Whether you are a scriptwriter dreaming of writing that award winning script or someone bristling with ideas but not knowing how to go ahead…

Films that develop the theme of Human Unity

The Auroville Film Festival ’15 is looking for suggestions of films that develop the theme of human unity and have been produced from January 2012 onwards. As we all know, unity refers to that which is one and cannot be divided; associated with humanity it refers to all that is…