: Kavanjit Singh.
On 31 October 1984, Indian Prime Minister,
Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards.
On 01 November 1984, riots erupted in Delhi.
The mob swarmed into Sikh neighborhoods, killing any Sikh men, women &
children they could find. The riots went on for next three days.
According to official figures, around 3000
Sikhs were killed and many more were rendered homeless.
JAGJEET is a film set in 1984 and looks at the
guilt of a one man who left his childhood friend to die during the riots. The
film captures three days of their lives. The first day is set in past where two
best friends are in best of times. The second day is when riots took place in
Delhi. The third and present day is set a week after riots.
Friday, May 25-----June is the traditional month for celebration of Gay Pride in New York (and around the country, for that matter). It was on a hot and steamy night in June of 1969 that gay men and women, and several decorous drag queens, openly rioted against police harassment during a periodic police raid of the Stonewall, a gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village. The Stonewall Riots became the touchstone for the modern gay rights movement that continues to battle for expanded privileges...
2nd INDIA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL
NEW DELHI, 11th TO 18 DEC. 2006
Venue: SIRI FORT AUDITORIUM 1, 2, 3, 4/BANGA SANSKRITI MANCH (GOLE MARKET)
No. of Films : 130
Participating country : 30
Competition : World Cinema (feature), Participating Countries: France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Portugal, Russia, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Mexico, Cuba, Romania, Belgium, Switzerland, Israel, Luxemburg etc.
Competition : Documentary &...