Books: Dirty Love
Sampurna Chattarji — a poet, novelist and translator — will read from her collection of short stories titled Dirty Love. Her books include the poetry collections Sight May Strike You Blind and Absent Muses, and the novels Rupture and Land of the Well.
@ Prithvi House, Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Vile Parle West
When: March 8 (Saturday)
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Talk: Lady Macbeth, Mahadevi & Me
As part of Junoon Theatre’s Mumbai Local series, popular actor and theatre artist Sonali Kulkarni will take the stage to talk about how she ‘stumbled and fumbled looking for Lady Macbeth aka Mahadevi’ — a character she played in a Telugu film — and the self-discovery that followed. She will also speak about the process of acting and channeling one's creativity.
@ Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg, Byculla East,
When: March 9 (Sunday)
Time: 5 p.m.
Films: Camille redouble
Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds) tells the story of sixteen-year-old Camille, who falls in love with classmate Eric. They get married and have a child. But their happy life undergoes change when Eric leaves Camille for a younger woman on New Year’s Eve.
@ Alliance Française, Theosophy Hall, New Marine Lines, Churchgate
When: March 10 (Monday)
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Participants will explore the life and works of Urdu poet, lyricist and academician Shahryar, who has penned the lyrics for Hindi films like Umrao Jaan, Anjuman and Gaman.
@ Prithvi Adda, Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Vile Parle West
When: March 11 (Tuesday)
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Films: Japanese Film Festival
Organised by Japan Indian Film Committee, the Japanese Film Festival & Japan Expo will screen the ten movies: Dreams For Sale, Bread of Happiness, Cheers From Heaven, Dear Doctor, A Man on the Verge at a Black Company, Night and Keigo's Car, The Law of the Night, The Kumamoto Dormitory, Zentai and Shindo – The Beat Knocks Her World.
Admission is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
@ Little Theatre (NCPA), Nariman Point
When: March 08 (Saturday)
Time: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Alliance Francaise de Bombay and Sakshi Gallery present two short movies:
Babel, a short animated film directed by Hendrick Dusollier, is about the Tower of Babel and the ever changing modern China.
Oasis Boulevard, directed by Jerome Sitruk is about young people who gather for 'night-time banter' and how their conversations give an insight into their life in Paris.
@ Sakshi Gallery, Tanna House, 6/19, 2nd Floor, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba
When: March 13 (Thursday)
Time: 6.30 p.m. onwards
Tarq’s inaugural exhibition is ‘Disappearing Professions of Urban India’ by British photographer Clare Arni, now based in Bangalore. She explores the historical patterns of vanishing professions like mochi, the weaver, and the mahout, and their attempts to adapt to survive. The photographs will be accompanied by narratives written by Oriole Henry.
@ Tarq, F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, CSM Marg, Apollo Bunder, Behind Le Pain Quotidien, Colaba
When: Till April 01
Time: 11 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday)
Contact: www.tarq.in; 6615 0424 / 6615 0069