Tales from a Borderless World | Nomadic Diaries|Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7 PM – 10 PM|6 Assagao

Comedy travel stories on surviving on barter, hitchhiking, the social impact of it all and some political outcomes, along with some videos, photos and music with The Nomadic Diaries – live.

The Rohingyas | An analysis by Shweta Bajaj|January 8th, Monday, 6 Assagao, 7 pm onwards

After reporting on the ground for 10 days and seeing the situation first hand, she is convinced as a journalist that it’s the largest genocide of our times. Rohingya’s are a ethnic minority from Myanmar who have been denied a citizenship by its own government. They have been systematically, ethnically cleansed because of their religion.

Fried-Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premiere Show|December 13th, 2017, 7 pm onwards|The Mandrem House

Indian/ Bollywood films show across the world but a conflict ridden state within India called Manipur is barricaded from it. Separatist groups have banned Hindi movies here but local films a la Nollywood flourish. In this scenario, Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premiere Show travels with a local feature film unit through Manipur’s picturesque hills and narrative traditions. Making pit stops at cinematic milestones from the past and layering the personal with the political, this documentary paints a loving portrait of a cinema and its citizens. The encounters on route – fake, real and surreal are not for the fainthearted. But there’s good food and chatter on the go.

Of land and sea – Island worlds by Pankaj Sekhsaria | 91springboard (Goa)|December 8th, 2017, 7-8 pm|

Islands in Flux – The Andaman and Nicobar Story is a compilation of writings on key issues and developments in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands over the last two decades. Written by Pankaj Sekhsaria, one of the islands’ best known and most consistent chroniclers of contemporary issues, it features information, insight, and perspective related to the environment, wildlife conservation, development and the island’s indigenous communities.