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Sydney Asian Art Series 2019 film screening: Interview

A tribute to Mrinal Sen

Join us for a rare, free screening of Interview (1970), an acclaimed Bengali film by the late director Mrinal Sen (1923 – 2018). A groundbreaking film in terms of narrative innovation and cinematic technique, Interview tells a dawn-to-dusk story of a young man in search of a job. Starring Ranjit Mallick and Karuna Banerjee.

This screening of Interview will be introduced by leading scholar of Bengali cinema, Associate Professor Malini Guha.

This event is part of the Sydney Asian Art Series

About the speaker
Malini Guha is an Associate Professor of Film Studies at Carleton University. Her research is broadly concerned with spatiality and cinema, with a concentration on postcolonial and post-imperial modes of mobility, migration, displacement and settlement. Her first monograph, From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in Cinema is a study of cinematic London and Paris from the perspective of migrancy, globalization and the end of empire in a British and French context. Her work has been published in journals such as Screening the Past and the Journal of British Cinema and Television. She is currently Resident Critic for Knot Projects public projection program, as part of SAW Video Media in Ottawa, Canada.

Wednesday 22 May 2019, 7.15pm

Free, bookings recommended

See also: Sydney Asian Art Series 2019 talks

Duration 1 hour, 40 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre

Presented by
Sydney Asian Art Series 2019: art and urban cultures VisAsia Council Co-presented with University of Sydney, The Power Institute China Studies Centre, University of Sydney


Wednesday 22 May 7:15pm – 8:55pm