As many as 18 documentary (13 professionals and 5 students) films will be screened during the 9th JEEVIKA: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival to be held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi from 31 August, 1-2 September.

The films touch upon sensitive subjects such as Mumbai’s night rat killers, life of primitive tribes, children of sex workers, seaweed collectors. Apart from screening of the films, there will be discussion with the documentary makers and the viewers.

The festival will also have various discussions by acclaimed filmmakers: Mr Supriyo Sen, Mr Amlan Datta, Mr Nandan Saxena, Ms. Anasuya Vaidya.

Noted Indian film director, producer and screenwriter, Mr Subhash Ghai will give away the awards to the winners.

Entry: Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)

9th Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival

31 August – 2 September 2012
Program Flow

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FRIDAY, 31 August 2012
1.00 pm Inauguration Raj Liberhan
1.20 pm Introduction to the world of Documentaries Supriyo Sen & Amlan Datta
2.20 pm Who Killed Chea Vichea Bradley Cox
3.20 pm All Rise For Your Honour Sumit Khanna
4.50 pm Bicycle Journey – A Story Unbelievable Ashijit Ganguli
5.20 pm Law, Liberty & Livelihood Panel Discussion
6.20 pm We are foot Soldiers Debolina Dutta & Oishik Sircar
7.00 pm Sacred Space Kaushik Gupta Ray
SATURDAY, 01 September 2012
10.00 am The World’s Most Fashionable Prison Mak C K
11.10 pm The Last Page Unnikrishnan Avala
12.10 pm Cycle of Life Vishal Sharma
12.30 pm Documentary & Public Policy Speakers: Nandan Saxena, Anasuya Vaidya
1.30 pm Lunch
2.15 pm Breakin’ Mumbai Aakriti Kohli, Sandeep Kr. Singh, Shweta Ghosh, Gin Khan Siam & Sumit Singh
2.50 pm Hide Under My Sole Shradha Jain
3.30 pm I was Born in Delhi Bishnu Dev Halder
5.10 pm Dudro Dhanya Pilo
5.20 pm Breaking the Silence Ishani K Dutta
6.00 pm Shifting Undercurrents – Seaweed Collectors of Gulf of Mannar Rita Banerji
SUNDAY, 02 September 2012
3.30 pm Dilli Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh
4.00 pm City’s Edge Sandeep Kumar Singh, Shweta Radhakrishnan, Sharib Ali, Gin Khan Siam and Abhishekh Yadav
4.30 pm Dimond Band Samridhi Dasot
5.00 pm The Rat Race Miriam Chandy Menacherry
6.00 pm In Conversation with Subhash Ghai
6.30 pm Award Ceremony
Chief Guest: Subhash Ghai, Indian film director, producer and screen writerIntroduction: Manoj Mathew, Director, Jeevika Festival
Welcome Remarks: Parth J Shah, President, Centre for Civil Society
Performance: Oorja, Dance Group, Hans Raj College
Keynote Address: Anjan Roy, Economic Advisor, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM)
Performance: Nritya, Dance Group, Sri Venkateshwara College
Message: Amir Ullah Khan, Economist & Deputy Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Presentation of Awards: 9th Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival
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