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Amrit Gangar: Brief history of the India-Denmark relation

“I think there is already a bridge between Danish and Indian culture. Now what we need is to make that bridge durable,” says the film historian, writer and curator Amrit Gangar. This sentence emphasizes the connection and the continuous exchange between Denmark and India, Amrit Gangar explains: This relation has been going on ever since [...]

Amrit Gangar explains the concept ‘Cinema of Prayoga’

The concept ‘Cinema of Prayoga’ was invented by film critic Amrit Ganger. ‘Prayoga’ refers to the Indian movies that try to invent a new visual world. In fact, ‘Pra’ means forward, and the Sanskrit word ‘yoga’ indicates ‘to join’, ‘to unite’, or ‘to attach’. As such, the definition refers to the eternal quest, a continuing [...]

Anurag Kashyap: About Danish and Indian film

In this video-clip, Anurag Kashyap talks about how he perceives the Danish film production   Director Anurag Kashyap is one of the driving forces in the new Indian independent-film-wave. Earlier this year he was in the jury of CPH PIX and came to Copenhagen to present the film ‘Trishna’, which he has produced and plays [...]

Umesh Kulkarni: About the diversity of Indian film

“The diversity of India is unique. The ‘real’ India outside the mega cities still has its own uniqueness with different cultures and languages which should be part of the Indian cinema as well - and should be communicated. This has started to happen, but  the uniqueness is still not realized very much outside India,” explains the [...]

Radhika Larsen: An idea for Denmark

Radhika Larsen is a consultant based in Denmark and member of the executive committee of the association Indians in Denmark (www.indiansindenmark.com). “Indians travel through the cinema,” Radhika Larsen says, and suggests that the Danes put more energy and emphasis into inviting Indian film production teams to shoot their movies with Danish scenery in the background [...]

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