21st April 2016 - Born To Sing by Shikha Jingan at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Center, New Delhi - Come one. Come a!!.

Kriti Film Club invites you to celebrate World Heritage Day and World Earth Day with a film that reflects the connections and traditions of being rooted to our heritage. Its a celebration of what is inherited, what must continue...musically and otherwise.

TIME : 21st April, 7 PM

VENUE: Gulmohar Hal, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003


About the Film Maker

Shikha Jhingan is an independent documentary film-maker based in Delhi. She graduated from Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia University in 1986. She is also a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of Film, and School of Fine Arts. Shikha is a founder member of Media-storm, an independent women’s film making collective formed in Delhi in 1986.
Some of her past works include ONCE THIS LAND WAS OURS , THE HIDDEN STORY, PRISONER OF GENDER, and BORN TO SING. She also co-directed THE POWER OF THE IMAGE, a twelve part documentary series on Bombay cinema. HEALTH MATTERS (2005), her latest independent documentary, was shown at MIFF 2006. At present, Jhingan is teaching at the department of Journalism, Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi. Her research work focuses on performance, practices and circulation of the female voice in Hindi film songs. She has published journal articles on this topic in Seminar and Bioscope: South Asian Screen Studies.

About the Film Club

Kriti Film Club is an educational and research oriented initiative of Kriti: a development praxis and communication team. We offer an independent and informal platform for screening documentary films on a whole range of development, human rights &environment issues. We also serve as an access and distribution space for documentary films.

Followed by discussion with the film maker

Come One. Come All