Crossing Thresholds, Kriti Film Club screening on 28 March 09

invites you for the last of the International Women’s Day month screenings....

Crossing Thresholds
(54 minutes, English, 2005)
a film by Sonika Jain

Join us for viewing and interaction with the film maker!
28th March, Saturday, 5.15 pm
S-35 Tara Apartments, Alaknanda, New Delhi 19
Phone: 26027845/ 26033088

about the film and film maker
This film is an investigation into documentary representation and institution of marriage.
In filming three women participants and their male partners across temporal and spatial zones, the film offers diversity of experiences in love-cum-arranged marriage. This cinematic representation acts as a critique of the problematic representation of Indian women, gender relations, and Indian marriages particularly love-cum-arranged marriage in mainstream Hindi and British cinema and instead provides an alternative amidst under-representation in Hindi 'alternative' cinema and Indian and Western documentary cinema.

It was submitted as part of the final submission for practice-based PhD in documentary theory and practice at University of Bristol. It was shot using mini-DV format during the period 2001-2004 and edited in 2005 in India and England.

about the Film Club:
Kriti Film Club offers 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. Consistently screening films since 1999 in New Delhi, through the support of film makers and our audiences' participation.

Open for all! Confirmations would be appreciated, so we can keep kullad wali chai and some namkeen for you!
You can also shop for eco-friendly products, tshirts, stoles, books, films, stationary and other gifts when you come!
Kriti team….Celebrating 10 years of creative expressions for social change! (1999 – 2009)