Film Thieves: Memory and Reference as Raw-stock

Ruchir Joshi and Joshy Joseph  |  19 March 2016  |  Delhi

Playing on cinematic memory. Referencing visual traditions to make them filmic. Building on, critiquing and celebrating works that have already addressed our current preoccupations. And finally, celebrating the film or video medium. These are the themes this conversation seeks to address, using references from the panelists’ work.


Ruchir is the director of the international award winning films Eleven Miles, Memories of Milk City and Tales from Planet  Kolkata. For many years, Joshi moved to writing fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of an acclaimed novel, The Last Jet-Engine Laugh, and a recent diary of the West Bengal state elections in 2011, Poriborton.

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