Philatelic Exhibition in Calcutta University
A Calcutta University Cine Carnival held at Calcutta University 12-15th January 2010 at Ritwik Hall, Hardinge Building.
Organized by Media Studies: Film and Television in association with Cine Central, Calcutta and American Centre.
On 12th there was an interactive session- Topic: The need of Classics: in search of a context, Speaker Prof. Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, Jadavpur University.
followed by film show, Zabrieski point ( Michaelangelo Antonioni, italy) and The Journy ( Fernando Solanas, Cuba)
On13th-interactive session- Topic: Reading contemporary cinema: reviewing perspective, followed by film show from Korea and Portugal.
On 14th-interactive session- Topic: Students Film: the birth of a new Avant Garde followed by Students’ film show.
15th interactive session- Topic: Civil Rights Day- Hollywood Cinema as Adaptation- Remarks by Mr. P. Cummins, Director, American Centre
Films shown- Malcom X 9 Spike Lee, USA, Front Page ( Billy Wilders, USA and Grapes of Wrath ( John Ford, USA.
During this period Calcutta University organized a Philatelic Exhibition on Cinema from the collection of Shri Dipok Dey. This is for the first time Calcutta University organized a philatelic exhibition. This mini exhibition has an impact on the academic front. For the future they are planning for a big philatelic exhibition and workshop.