Punjab Research Group

The Colonial Eye: British Empire Images of the Punjab

Posted in Film, News/Information by hassanjavid on February 6, 2012

“The Colonial Eye: British Empire images of the Punjab, India 1912 – 1947”.

On Sunday 19th February 2012 at 2pm (Free, booking is required)
at Phoenix Cinema 52 High Road East Finchley London N2 9PJ 020 8444 6789 (for bookings) www.phoenixcinema.co.uk

As part of the Phoenix Cinema ‘ From the Archives’ series Tajender Sagoo has curated a series of short films produced during the British rule of India with a focus on the Punjab. The screening will bring together public information and travelogue films found in British public archives and rarely seen on the big screen. (mostly silent films).

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with four specialists on South Asian film, popular culture and history: Dr Virinder Kalra of the University of Manchester, Dr Yasmin Khan of Royal Holloway, University of London, Dr Anandi Ramamurthy of the University of Central Lancashire and Dr Richard Osbourne of Middlesex University.

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