Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jaideep Varma: Film Screenings

Toto Funds the Arts
with The Department of Communication Studies, 
Mount Carmel College (Autonomous)
is proud to present the fourth edition of

‘New Voices in Indian Cinema’

with a screening and discussion of four films by Jaideep Varma
Baavra Mann, Leaving Home, I Am Offended & Hulla 

Dates: Saturday, 8 August & Sunday, 9 August 2015
Time: 10.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. on both days
Venue: Diamond Jubilee Auditorium, Mount Carmel College,
58, Palace Road, Vasanthanagar, Bengaluru 560 052

Entry Free! 


8 August, Saturday, 10.30 a.m.
I Am Offended!  (102 minutes) 

8 August, Saturday, 2.30 p.m.
Baavra Mann – a film on Sudhir Mishra & Other Indian Realities (127 minutes)

9 August, Sunday, 10.30 a.m. 
Leaving Home – The Life and Music of Indian Ocean (115 minutes)

9 August, Sunday, 2.30 p.m.
Hulla (107 minutes)

The screenings will be followed by an interaction with the director, Jaideep Varma.

Jaideep Varma, who worked in advertising till 2000, has directed 3 full-length documentary films—on music, cinema and standup comedy. His ‘Leaving Home – the Life & Music of Indian Ocean’ won the National Award in 2011. He also wrote and directed a fiction film ‘Hulla’ in 2008. He is the creator of Impact Index, the best analytics system in cricket today in the world, now a part of Wisden India. He published his novel ‘Local’ in 2005.


I AM OFFENDED! (2014) 

A documentary feature about standup comedy in India in the overall context of humour and the culture of offence.


A documentary feature on the life and work of filmmaker Sudhir Mishra. Through this prism the filmmaker examines the declining creative and cultural scene in India. 


A documentary featuring one of India’s most significant music bands, Indian Ocean. It showcases their music and tells their remarkable story of overcoming the odds without compromising their integrity.

HULLA (2008)

A Hindi fiction feature film, an energetic black comedy centred on the subject of private space.

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