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  • The Unknown Craftsman

  • Even Red Can Be Sad

  • Nainsukh

Upcoming Films

  • Even Red Can Be Sad

    Sunday, September 3 5 PM

    Amit Dutta
    India, 2015

    An intricately mosaicked portrait of nonagenarian artist Ram Kumar at home and in the studio. With short Chitrashala, which brings to life a series of painted tableaus in a former palace.

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    • Sunday, September 3 5 PM
  • Nainsukh

    Wednesday, September 6 7 PM

    Amit Dutta
    India, Switzerland, 2010

    Dutta painstakingly recreates the eighteenth-century artist Nainsukh’s brilliant miniature paintings through sumptuous compositions set amid palace ruins. With Museum of Imagination: A Portrait in Absentia, on the great art historian B. N. Goswamy.

    Introduction by Max Nelson

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    • Wednesday, September 6 7 PM
  • The Seventh Walk

    Thursday, September 7 7 PM

    Amit Dutta
    India, 2013

    Dutta returns to northern India’s Kangra Valley to consider the region’s legends, folk tales, and rich visual arts through the creative process of the contemporary landscape painter Paramjit Singh. With Dutta’s dreamlike short To Be Continued.

    Introduction by Max Nelson

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    • Thursday, September 7 7 PM
  • Amit Dutta: Three Shorts on Indian Painting

    Friday, September 8 4 PM


    Continuing the exploration begun in Nainsukh, three shorts—Gita Govinda, Field-Trip, and Scenes from a Sketchbook—see Dutta experimenting with radically different approaches to the master and his artistic descendants.

    Introduction by Robert Del Bontà

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    • Friday, September 8 4 PM
  • The Unknown Craftsman

    Sunday, September 10 5 PM

    Amit Dutta
    India, 2017

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    Dutta’s magical new film follows an eighth-century architect across the lower Himalayas in search of a temple site, a voyage that becomes a spiritual quest. With short The Future of Cinema.

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    • Sunday, September 10 5 PM