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For all cinema lovers

The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) is organizing film related courses as an endeavour to promote cinema and writings on cinema in the months of September and October

Story: #TG Life | 14th September 2017, 06:03 Hrs

Film Appreciation Course
The intensive 7 days part time course is designed to promote comprehensive understanding of cinema and give insight into the nature of cinema and other related forms and practices. The curriculum includes theoretical study of the art and history of film and the development of cinema as a medium of art and communication.
The participants will be introduced to the changing nature of film production and its evolving relationship with digital arts. Film classics, short films and non-fiction films, both Indian and international, will be used for critical analysis and study. Besides, landmark films will be screened in the evening.
A certificate will be issued by ESG for the successful completion of this course. This course will be held from September 15 to September 21 between 3 pm to 9 pm.

- The fees per person are as follows:
Individuals - Rs. 1000/-
Cinephile members - Rs. 500/-
Students - Rs. 500/-

- Resource persons for the course Samer Nakhate
Ashok Rane
Ganesh Matkari
Anil Zankar

Film Journalism Workshop
With Goa becoming the permanent venue of the International Film Festival of India, ESG also publishes Peacock, the official daily of the festival. Besides, there are number of Goan publications and electronic media that covers the film festival, this workshop will benefit all and sundry as far as reporting and writing on cinema is concerned.
A certificate will be issued by ESG for the successful completion of this course. This workshop will be held on October 28 and 29, between 4 to 8 pm

- The fees per person are as follows: Individuals - Rs. 1500/-
Students - Rs. 500/-
Cinephile members - Rs. 500/-

- Resource persons for the course
Rajeev Masand (Editor, CNN IBN)
Subhra Gupta (Film Critic,
Indian Express)
Namrata Joshi (Entertainment Editor & Film Critic, The Hindu)
Film Quiz
ESG, in association with the Sunday Evening Quiz Club (SEQC), will be hosting ‘Lights, Camera, Question', a quiz on the magic of movies, on September 24 at Maquinez Palace, Panjim.
The quiz will be replete with visual, audio and video content, and will cover all aspects of cinema, Indian and International. It will be conducted by Aniruddha Sen Gupta, a SEQC founder-member and one of Goa's top quizzers and a BBC Mastermind India finalist.
The quiz will commence with a written preliminary round at 3pm, followed by an onstage finals. Participation is invited for the quiz in teams of two members. The quiz is open to all, and entry is free. The prizes will be awarded to the winners.
ESG Cinephile Film Club
On Thursday, September 14, at the Cinephile film club Maquinez Palace, the two hour long movie, Like Father, Like Son (with English subtitles) will be screened at Maquinez Palace, Panaji.
- Film: Like Father, Like Son
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Time: 6.30 pm
Winner of the jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013, Like Father, Like Son also won commendation from the Ecumenical Jury and several audience awards at festivals around the globe. One of the more popular contemporary directors from Japan, this is a heart warming story about two families who discover that their sons were switched at birth in the hospital. They have to then decide if they should take the biological son or the one they have brought up. Apart from a sensitive story, the film also received praise for the story telling and the acting.

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