In Conversation with Artists at Risk (AR) #mondayfixgoa Sept 28th 2020 7.30 pm

Artists, writers, curators, critics and scholars are targets of politically motivated threats and persecution in great parts of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has been worsened by increased government control and curbs on free speech and artistic expression. The need to protect artists – and their art as a form of political protest and dissent…

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The free but misunderstood Street Dogs of Goa – Adv Norma Alvares & Dr Karlette Fernandes | #mondayfixgoa | 31.8 7.30 pm

What many of us call stray, the law recognises as ‘street’ dogs. The colonial policy – which we followed, recommended catching and killing them en masse, until the law was changed in 2001 with the implementation of the Animal Birth Control Rules. Norma and Karlette have been on the frontline of the very heated street dog debates in Goa, and in this session they debunk some deeply held beliefs and hopefully show us a way forward of peaceful coexistence.

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A discussion on Mollem | The art of destruction | 10th August Monday 7.30 pm

A panel discussion on the Mollem issue, with reference to the three proposed projects and their attendant environmental, ecological, social, economic and entomological affects on large areas contained in the Mollem National Park and the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.

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A Discussion on Mollem Issue, 27th July 2020 Monday 7.30 pm

This discussion with environmental lawyer Sreeja Chakraborty, Francesca Cotta of Save Mollem Campaign, with Avertino Miranda, Founder, Goa Green Brigade will cover issues of environmental protection acts, responsibilities of citizens and the possible outcomes for this Mollem issue.

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Karma Local | Screening & Interaction, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm 2nd March 2020

“KARMA LOCAL” (84 mins) USA | Comic thriller set in New York City| Directed by Darshan Bhagat http://www.karmalocal.com Q&A with the director post screening. We request contributions for these programs. Please arrive early. Film reviews- “funny and stylishly directed…a fast paced film that features strong performances” – John Petrakis, CHICAGO TRIBUNE “enthusiastic and inventive…Emory Van…

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Disappearing professions in Urban India by Clare Arni, #mondayfixgoa 10th Feb 2020, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm

  Clare Arni is a photographer and her work encompasses architecture, travel, social documentary and cultural heritage. She has been published by leading British book publishers Phaidon, Thames and Hudson and Dorling Kindersley. They researched the disappearing professions historically associated with Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore. They wanted to document the changes brought about because…

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The Talking Sky by AFA Goa | March 5th, Thursday, 7 pm at Reis Magos Fort

Reis Magos Fort with Thus. presents to you the Talking Sky an exciting session on constellation mythology, folk tales, star science and more followed by sky observation session by the Association of Friends of Astronomy on 5th March 2020, 7 pm onward. This event is open to all at a minimal entry charge of INR…

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The Granary of Salcete | Screening at Reis Magos Fort | 19th Feb 2020 Wednesday 7 pm

Reis Magos Fort with Thus. presents to you the screening of a documentary Saxtticho Koddo – The Granary of Salcete on 19th Feb 2020, 7 pm onward. Through the ages, Salcete has had strong agrarian heritage and been synonymous with the vast production of rice, thereby earning it the title of ‘Saxtticho Koddo’ meaning, ‘The…

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The Dying Professions of Goa – Talk by Pantaleao Fernandes | Reis Magos Fort – 12th Feb Wednesday 10 am

Pantaleão Fernandes is a Goan author and Photographer will be showing us how the traditional Goan professions are dying due to modernism. He will also allow you to witness some locals demonstrating their work to you at the venue while he speaks about it. Pantaleão is a Goa-based writer, photographer and ethnographer. Being very passionate…

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Photography Exhibition: Life in troubled waters, 7th Feb – 5th March, Reis Magos Fort, 9.30 am – 6.30 pm

Reis Magos Fort invites you to Life in Troubled Waters a photography exhibition by Selvaprakash Lakshmanan. Opening on the 7th February 2020, 7 pm onward. The exhibition will go on from 8th February 2020 to 5th March 2020. It is open to public from 9.30 am to 5 pm (Monday Closed). This exhibition is part…

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