Safeguarding Cinema: Film Archivists in Person

April 22–May 6, 2017

BAMPFA welcomes two distinguished guests from the international film archive community, Alexander Horwath and Shivendra Singh Dungarpur.

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  • Kalpana

  • The Clock: Notions of Cinematic Temporality

  • The Clock: Notions of Cinematic Temporality

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Past Films

  • Celluloid Man

    • Saturday, May 6 6:30 PM
    Shivendra Singh Dungarpur
    India, 2012

    Archival Print

    Celebrate a passion for film with this portrait of the pioneering efforts of film preservationist P. K. Nair, who founded the National Film Archive of India in 1964. “One of the best movies ever made about cinema ” (Mark Cousins).

    Shivendra Singh Dungarpur in person

  • Kalpana

    • Saturday, May 6 3 PM
    Uday Shankar
    India, 1948

    Digital Restoration

    This gorgeous experimental drama, the only film by celebrated dancer Uday Shankar (brother of Ravi Shankar), is the semi-autobiographical story of a young man’s dream to establish an arts academy in the Himalayas.

    Introduction by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur

  • The Clock: Notions of Cinematic Temporality

    • Saturday, April 22 8 PM

    Time is the concept behind this program of archival shorts and excerpts that tell a surrealist-populist story of the twentieth century. With pieces by Josef von Sternberg, Robert Frank, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and more.

    Introduction by Alexander Horwath