Want to spend your time doing something different? Something beyond regular movies and social parties? From an international arts festival to a wildlife movie screening, here is a list of six events this week that matter.
1. North Eastern Diaries
An evening with a wildlife filmmaker and two-time Green Oscar nominee SandeshKadur followed by a series of short films and discussion on his mission to document the natural and cultural treasures of the Eastern Himalaya. Very little is known about the wildlife and people of eastern Himalayas as it is considered too dangerous to allow outsiders. In this series, SandeshKadur, a wildlife photographer and filmmaker explores this remote and unseen region on a quest to document some of its rare inhabitants, from Golden Langurs to Clouded Leopards.
Where: Suchitra Film Society , No.36, 9th main , B V Karanth Road, Banashankari II Stage , Bangalore , Karnātaka , India
When: 6:30 pm, Friday, 19 Sep 2014
2. Bengaluru International Arts Festival 2014
Bengaluru International Arts Festival 2014 is now celebrating its 7th year in epitomizing “Celebration of Harmony through Arts”. Thought provoking and well curated art presentations by artists from both India and abroad are being featured in BIAF 2014.
Be a part of Indian music, dance, fusion, folk and theatre, etc. and enjoy this celebration of “Harmony through arts” and “Go Green Bangalore” movement and contribute Rs.100/- to promote Bangalore as a cultural hub.
When: Sep 05 – Sep 21, 2014, all day event
Where: Multiple venues. Click here for details.
3. The Oil Spill India 2014
The Oil Spill India 2014 at Goa, will focus on the prevention of, and response to environmental incidents in the marine environment. This dedicated area will feature the latest technology and service solutions for assessing the potential of spill related impacts, mitigating against and, if necessary, responding to them.
The International Oil Spill Conference (OSI) provides a vital forum for professionals from the international response community, private sector, government and non- governmental organizations to come together to tackle the greatest challenges facing us with sound science, practical innovation, social engineering and Imagination. Click here for details.
Where: Holiday Inn Resort, Goa
When: Sep. 18-20, 2014
4. Peace on Earth film festival
Screening of films on the theme of world peace and forgiveness. The festival will support and feature works of independent filmmakers and their work from around the world on the themes of peace, nonviolence, social justice and eco-balance. For more details click here.
For details, contact – Murtaza Bootwala: 7875800555
When: Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: World School Of Happiness, Mumbai, India
5. “Incredible Uttarakhand” photo exhibition
Society for Agriculture Growth and Administrative Research (Sagar) presents “Incredible Uttarakhand” an Exhibiton of photographs by Mountaineer-cum-photographer Shekhar Jayal. The exhibition will showcase amazing clicks of scenic beauty of Uttarakhand which is also Jayal’s hometown. For more details click here
When: 1st to 30th September, 10 am to 8 pm
Where: Lobbies Nos. 4A, 4B, 5A & 6A, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi
6. Unseen Faces, Unheard Voices – Photography Competition
Suchetadhama brings a photography competition to show respect to the elderly – especially those who are deprived and forgotten – on 1st October World Elder’s Day.
The top ten entries will be exhibited along with the works of prominent professional photographers in a photography exhibition coming up in Bangalore in October 2014. Winners will get a week-long master class with a leading professional photographer and a coffee table book by Raghu Rai.
Last date to apply: 19th September. Send your entries to [email protected]
So, what are you waiting for? Hurry up and be a part of these amazing events!