Shakespeare in Film (Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, July 14 to 18) The film fare this week includes Hamlet, Ran, Julius Caesar, King Lear and Othello. Watch out for more next week. The festival, organised in association with Deshbandhu College for Girls’, is on till August 2.
Towards a zero waste society (Bangla Akademi, July 14, 3 pm) To celebrate Global Day of Action Against Waste Incarceration, Disha, in association the West Bengal Municipal Association, has organised a discussion on eco-friendly waste management system, with eminent speakers from various fields.
The Gujarat Carnage (Editor: Asghar Ali Engineer) This book is a compilation of articles, editorials, investigative reports, surveys, memoranda and other material on the carnage. It is an attempt to preserve the lessons learnt in one of the most horrifying events in modern Indian history.
Joggers’ Park (Music: Tabun Sutradhar) Jagjit Singh, Asha Bhosle, Adnan Sami and our very own Usha Uthup make up the singing cast of this Subhas Ghai film. The ‘fusion’ soundtrack experiments with accompaniments of traditional genres like ghazals. It is also a first on the anti-piracy CD shelves.