T he documentary festival Persistence Resistance will be held across four venues in Delhi from February 9-17,2012. Films will be screened at the British Council, Arts Faculty, Delhi University North Campus, India International Centre and Max Mueller Bhawan.
Kersti Uibo’s This is the Day (Estonia) and Micha Peled’s Bitter Seeds, winner of the Green Screen competition Award at International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam will have their Indian premiere at the festival.
K. R. Manoj’s A Pestering Journey, winner of the Best Long Documentary at 4th IDSFFK; Living like a Common Man by Mario Rutten, Sanderien Verstappen and Isabelle Makay and Carl-A Fechner’s The 4th Revolution – Energy Autonomy will have their Delhi Premiere.
Animation films by graphic novelist Sarnath Banerjee will be screened for the first time ever.The festival will present curated selections of Indian and German archives which will play in a circular loop in outdoor video parlours at the India International Centre (Feb 12 – 15).
An exhibition called ‘Elusive Truth, Evolving Medium: Evaluating Contemporary Political Documentary’ by Rattanamol Johal will be held at the Queens Gallery, British Council. Photographic Homage to Homai Vyarawalla by Sabeena Gadihoke will be held at the India International Centre.
The festival will also pay homage to Tareque Masud and Lucia Rikaki.