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The Partition Museum Commemorates 75th Republic Day with Special Film Screening and Panel Discussion  

New Delhi:24/1/24: The Partition Museum, nestled in the heart of Old Delhi just 10 minutes from Chandni Chowk, is set to mark the 75th Republic Day with a poignant film screening of “A Thin Wall,” a documentary that delves into the realms of memory, history, and the potential for reconciliation. The event will feature co-producer Surbhi Dewan in conversation with a distinguished panel comprising author Dinesh Shrinet, film critic Murtaza Ali Khan, and poet Roshni Gupta. The discussion will be expertly coordinated by Hindi language instructor Pallavi Singh.

About the Film:

“A Thin Wall” captures the intricacies of socio-political conflict, displacement, memory, and identity. As the nation commemorates its 75th Republic Day, this film serves as a poignant reminder of the historical narratives that have shaped our collective consciousness.

About the Panel:

Surbhi Dewan – Independent film director, writer, and producer. Dewan’s exploration of socio-political themes has garnered acclaim, and her production company, Painted Tree Pictures, has produced award-winning content.

Dinesh Shrinet – Noted author specializing in popular culture, art, and cinema. His comprehensive exploration of Western cinema, ‘Paschim Aur Cinema,’ is widely regarded as a significant contribution to film literature.

Murtaza Ali Khan – Independent film critic and panelist, known for his weekly recommendations on the DD Morning Show on  DD National. With a wealth of experience, Khan has served on the jury of the National Awards as well as various film festival juries and translated the book ‘Hindujas and Bollywood into English.

Roshni Gupta – Acclaimed author, predominantly writing in Hindi, exploring themes of love, separation, and feminism. Gupta draws inspiration from the diverse emotions experienced at different junctures of life.

Pallavi Singh – Hindi language instructor since 2011, Singh has shared her expertise through lectures on India Studies at the American Embassy School, New Delhi. Her work has been featured on prominent media platforms like BBC India, Your Story, SBS Australia, Navbharat Times, and Hindustan Times.

Event Details:

Date: January 27, 2024

Time: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Location: Partition Museum, Ambedkar University, Dara Shukoh Library, Lothian Rd, Delhi, 110006 (10 minutes from Chandni Chowk)

Join us as we commemorate the 75th Republic Day at The Partition Museum, fostering dialogue, reflection, and remembrance. This event promises to be a unique intersection of art, history, and culture.

About The Partition Museum

The Partition Museum is a People’s Museum created through donations and personal stories, offering a poignant portrayal of the Partition’s impact on the lives of millions.

About “A Thin Wall”

“A Thin Wall” is a documentary exploring intersections between socio-political conflict, displacement, memory, and identity.

For more information, please visit https://www.partitionmuseum.org/visit-the-museum-delhi

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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