Punches n Ponytails, Film Screening 16th Sept08

invites you for a screening of

Punches n Ponytails, a film on women boxing in India (74 min/ 2008)

by Pankaj Rishi Kumar (the director will be present at the screening and discussion after)

on Tuesday, 16th September, starting 6.00 pm
at S-35 Tara Apartments, Alaknanda, New Delhi
Phone: 26027845/ 26033088
Email: space.kriti@gmail.com/ space@krititeam.org

Synopsis: The film is a journey into the sweet science of boxing being practiced by two Indian women. Using cinema verité style and shot over a period of two and half years, the film articulates the boxer's concerns and share experiences and ideas about their future.

About the Director: Graduating from Puneʼs Film and Television Institute in 1992, and specialising in Film Editing, Pankaj was assisted editor on Shekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen. After editing documentaries and TV serials, he made his first film KUMAR TALKIES. Subsequently, Pankaj has become a one man crew producing, directing, shooting and editing his own films.(Pather Chujaeri, The Vote, Gharat, 3 Men and a Bulb). Pankaj was awarded a Asia Society fellowship at Harvard Asia Centre (2003). He was a TA at the first Asian Film Academy (Pusan)

The Kriti Film Club: We offer an independent and informal space for screening documentary & mainstream films as well as slide shows, on a whole range of issues connected with development, human rights & social attitudes/ trends once a month. We also serve as a borrowing & buying space for documentary films. Consistently screening films since 1999 in New Delhi, through the support of film makers and our audiences' contribution into our 'gullak' (collection box)!
Join us for kullad wali chai and discussion after!