Upcoming Programs

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Film for Thought - 24 May 2017 at 6.30 pm - Screening of 'Aguirre, the Wrath of God' at Sunaparanta
This Wednesday, 24th May 2017 at 6.30 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of the film ‘Aguirre, the Wrath of God’ at the Centre’s indoor gallery.  Name: Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972) Director: Werner Herzog  Starring: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra  Runtime: 1 hour 35 minutes  About the film:  Set in the 16th Century, the film follows the journey of Don Lope de Aguirre as he sets out in search of El Dorado. Ruthless and obsessed, Aguirre will not accept any sign of weakness from those around him. As the journey moves forward, lives of people on board are at an increasing risk but Aguirre refuses to give in.  One of Herzog's best films, 'Aguirre, the Wrath of God' is considered to be one of the greatest films of all time.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068182/



`Where the Flowers Still Grow' - exhibition by Bharat Sikka on at Sunaparanta
Sunaparanta - Goa Centre for the Arts presents ‘Where the Flowers Still Grow’ an exhibition of works by Bharat Sikka. Where the Flowers Still Grow is based on Bharat Sikka’s discovery of Mirza Waheed’s novel The Collaborator, which tells the story of a young Kashmiri man’s struggle with his own sense of self, buffeted by the exigencies of history and the present. This propelled Sikka to make numerous visits to Kashmir in 2014 and 2015, travelling throughout the region to photograph the people who live there, to attempt to make some sense of their dilemma through his own personal experience. The show is in collaboration with Gallery Nature Morte and is curated by Honorary Director, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi. Venue: Sunaparanta–Goa, Centre for the Arts, 63/C-8, Near Army House, Altinho, Panaji Goa



New Exciting Programmes in Visual Arts & Theatre beginning at Sunaparanta!
Sunaparanta is happy to announce another exciting year in Visual Arts and Theatre, beginning June 2017, with an all-new curriculum in Mango Tree after-school Art programme, Pencil to Portfolio (Juniors & Young Adults), In Stages- A Theatre company for young adults Below are some details: Mango Tree after-school Art Programme: Programme headed by artists Chaitali Morajkar & Ramdas Gadekar with guest artists Sonia Sabharwal, Shallu Sharma, Swapnesh Vaigankar and Rani Sarin Age Group:  5 to 9 years – Class every Thursday Pencil to Portfolio (Juniors):  Programme headed by artist Chaitali Morajkar with guest artists Rani Sarin and Alakananda Nag Age Group: 10 to 12 years – Class every Friday Pencil to Portfolio (Advanced):  Programme headed by artist, Rajendra Usapkar with guest artists Swapnesh Vaigankar, Vijay Bhandare and Siddharth Gosavi Age Group: 13 to 18 years – Class every Saturday ‘In Stages’ – A Theatre company for Young Adults: Programme facilitated by Arundhati Chattopadhyaya with guest facilitators Keya D’Souza, Chitra Palekar, Marianne Borgo and Shallu Sharma. Age Group: 12 to 16 years – Class every Saturday All Programmes begin June-July 2017   |   Admissions Open Limited Seats!!! For more details and to register, please call us on (0832)2421311 / 9767864206 / 9370675100 or mail us on info@sgcfa.org



`Where the Flowers Still Grow' exhibition of works by Bharat Sikka opens 12 May 2017, 7 pm at Sunaparanta
Sunaparanta - Goa Centre for the Arts in partnership with Nature Morte, New Delhi opens ‘Where the Flowers Still Grow’ - an exhibition of works by Bharat Sikka on Friday, 12th May 2017 at 7 pm under the curation of Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi Where the Flowers Still Grow is based on Bharat Sikka’s discovery of Mirza Waheed’s novel The Collaborator, which tells the story of a young Kashmiri man’s struggle with his own sense of self, buffeted by the exigencies of history and the present. This propelled Sikka to make numerous visits to Kashmir in 2014 and 2015, travelling throughout the region to photograph the people who live there, to attempt to make some sense of their dilemma through his own personal experience.  



Film for Thought - Wednesday, 10th May 2017 - Screening of film 'Insomnia' at Sunaparanta
This Wednesday, 10th May 2017 at 6.45 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of the film ‘Insomnia’ at Sunaparanta amphi theatre Film: Insomnia (2002)  Director: Christopher Nolan  Starring: Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hillary Swank  Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes  About the film:  Two Los Angeles Police detectives enter a Northern town to investigate the death of a local teen. Out here, the sun barely sets. As the investigation moves forward, Will Dormer played by Al Pacino, begins to get involved with the case on a personal level.  Pacino's fascinating performance combined with Nolan's masterful treatment and overall direction make `Insomnia’ a thoroughly gripping experience.  Hidden somewhere in Christopher Nolan's illustrious career Insomnia remains one of his best works.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0278504/  



Film for Thought - Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 at 6.30 pm - Screening of 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' at Sunaparanta
This Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 at 6.30 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ at Sunaparanta Name: Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) Director: Peter Weir  Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Helen Morse  Runtime: 1 hour 55 minutes  About the film: During a summer outing at Hanging Rock, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school go missing. One of them comes back in a state of panic but she has no recollection of what happened. A hauntingly beautiful mystery, Picnic at Hanging Rock is based on a novel by Joan Lindsay.  With its soothing music and mesmerizing imagery, we're pulled into this mystery surrounding Hanging Rock.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt007354  



French Film Festival for Children 25th to 27th April 2017 at Sunaparanta in collaboration with Alliance Francaise
Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts is delighted to announce French Film Festival for Children in collaboration with Alliance Française, Panjim.  The festival is open to ALL in the age group 6 to 14 years and will run from 25th to 27th April 2017 at Sunaparanta Film schedule is as below: 25th April 2017, 12.00 pm LE TABLEAU (2011) – French with English subtitles Director: Jean-François Laguionie Writers:  Jean-François Laguionie, Anik Leray; Nicky Baker (Adaptation); Stephanie Sheh (English Adaptation) Cast: Jessica Monceau, Adrien Larmande Runtime: 76 mins About the Film: Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it.   26th April 2017, 11.00 am LE NOUVEAU (2015) – French with English subtitles Director: Rudi Rosenberg Writers:  Igor Gotesman & Bruno Muschio (collaboration); Rudi Rosenberg (screenplay) Cast: Réphaël Ghrenassia, Joshua Raccah, Géraldine Martineau, Johanna Lindstedt Runtime: 85 mins About the Film: Benoit, the new kid at school, is bullied by a gang of arrogant boys. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party, but only three students turn up.   27th April 2017, 11.00 am LES CONTES DE LA NUIT (2011) – French with English subtitles Director: Michel Ocelet Writer:  Michel Ocelet Cast: Julien Béramis, Marine Griset, Michel Elias, Firmine Richard Runtime: 84 mins About the Film: Les Contes de la Nuit…Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead…from the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot. Venue: Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts, Altinho, Panjim Kindly call us on 0832-2421311 or email us on info@sgcfa.org for more details



Film for Thought 26th April 2017 at 6.30 pm Screening of Annie Hall at Sunaparanta
This Wednesday, 26th April 2017 at 6.30 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of the film ‘Annie Hall’ at Sunaparanta Film: Annie Hall (1977) Director: Woody Allen  Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton  Run time: 1 hour 33 minutes About the film: This month marks the 40th anniversary of the iconic romantic-comedy. Written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman and Directed by Woody Allen, Annie Hall is a film about the relationship between a New York City comedian (Woody Allen) and an aspiring nightclub singer (Diane Keaton). Full of engaging, thought provoking and humorous conversations, the film won 4 Oscars including the Oscar for Best Picture and is labelled as one of the genre's greatest.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075686/



Film for Thought - Wednesday, 19th April 2017 at 6.45 pm - Screening of 'Touch of Evil' at Sunaparanta
This Wednesday, 19th April 2017 at 6.45 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of the film ‘Touch of Evil’ Name: Touch of Evil (1958)  Director: Orson Welles  Starring: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles  Runtime: 1 hour 35 minutes  About the film: After a time bomb explodes on the US-Mexico border, a police investigation is kicked off by a cop (Orson Welles) with a questionable history and a Mexican official (Charlton Heston) determined to ask the right questions. Over time, the Mexican official's wife (Janet Leigh) gets into the mix of what goes on to become a gripping investigation from more than one side.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052311/



Film for Thought - Wednesday, 12th April '17 at 6.30 pm - Screening of 'The Ghost Writer' at Sunaparanta
Film for Thought This Wednesday, 12th April 2017 at 6.30 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of ‘The Ghost Writer’ at Sunaparanta amphitheatre Film: The Ghost Writer (2010)  Director: Roman Polanski  Starring: Ewan McGregor, Olivia Williams and Pierce Brosnan Run time: 2 hours 8 minutes  About the film:  A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, gets drawn into a bundle of inescapable, personal and political mysteries that begin to risk his own life.