The Servant’s Shirt (Nankar Ki Kameez)

Thursday, April 24, 2003, 8pm Mani Kaul in person! Artist-in-Residence Mani Kaul’s third program in our spring Conversations at the Edge series is his deeply compassionate exploration of social issues confronting ordinary Indians, The Servant’s Shirt.  In a small Indian town in the early 1960’s, a young, lower caste couple – Santu and his wife […]


Thursday, March 6, 2003, 8pm Mani Kaul in person! The second Conversations at the Edge offering from Indian experimental cinema pioneer Mani Kaul (Department of Film, Video & New Media Artist-in-Residence, Spring 2003) is Siddeshwari.  Based on the life of legendary singer Siddeshwari Devi (1903-77), India’s leading exponent of the classical thumri tradition, Kaul’s biographic […]

Uski Roti

Thursday, February 13, 2003, 8pm Mani Kaul in person! This spring, the Department of Film, Video & New Media is pleased to have Mani Kaul as an artist-in-residence. Mr. Kaul was at the forefront of the emergence of a new cinema in India in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. In the singular, visually arresting […]