‘The Baptism of Tony Calangute’ tells the story of Tony Calangute, the owner of Happy Bar, and his fiery cousin Dino Dantas, self-appointed guardian of Aparanta, the mythic, idyllic Goa of old. Their tale begins in the sleepy seaside village of Socorro Do Mundo, where time holds little meaning.
The world is filled with people who wish to impress when they speak. It is not a bad idea at all but there are advantages in being underestimated. That, too, is the art of conversation.
Kashmir Oral History or KOH, as the name suggests, is an ongoing oral history project intended to acquire and archive oral narratives revolving around “Kashmir”. The oral narratives are recorded in various formats (video, audio, text transcripts) and are collated onwww.kashmiroralhistory.org website for the easy access of any person interested in oral history in general and Kashmir in particular.
India is at crossroads, Indian environmental landscape is at crossroads too. The environment debate is no more restricted to the usual ‘development versus ecology’ argument, its departed into a new realm of cronyism – economic, religious and therefore political. Most rivers of our country are either dead or dying, our capital River Yamuna being almost on the top of the list. There has been a design in this destruction, and its only moving from bad to worse. ‘How to Kill A River’ is an exploration of what’s wrong in Delhi and what not to let happen in Goa.
India Foundation for the Arts in collaboration with People Tree invites you to the Book Release of Witness: Kashmir 1986-2016: 9 Photographers -Edited by Sanjay Kak. Kaushik Ramaswamy, photojournalist and printmaker, will be in conversation with Sanjay Kak and photographers Dar Yasin and Syed Shahriyar.
Who Killed Osho? is the definitive account to date of Osho’s death and that of his soulmate, Nirvano. This book is the result of nearly three decades of reportage and investigative journalism on the Rajneesh Movement. It is based on extensively recorded audio and video interviews with Osho’s closest followers and a mass of official documents, testimonies and press reports. These include statements to the FBI and testimonies by top Osho sannyasins and others at the Wasco County Special Grand Jury hearings in 1985, and Witness Statements before the European Union Intellectual Property Office.