In May 2019, Malini Guha (Carleton University) presented a talk entitled ‘Kolkata ‘Rising’: The Politics of Place in Recent Bengali Cinema’ as part of the Sydney Asian Art Series. Watch the talk below. Presented by The Sydney Asian Art Series is presented by the University of Sydney’s China Studies … READ MORE
Join us for a rare, free screening of Interview (1970), an acclaimed Bengali film by the late director Mrinal Sen (1923 – 2018) to be introduced by leading scholar of Bengali cinema, Malini Guha.
Malini Guha considers how location shooting in recent films set in the city of Kolkata go beyond documentation to reveal the aspirations, desires and anxieties concerning the city’s global future. The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, the Power Institute and VisAsia, with support from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Sydney Ideas, … READ MORE