Sat, April 13, 2013 12:00 pm at Tisch School of the Arts
Tareque Masud: Journey Interrupted
Film Retrospective at NYU - April 13 & 14, 2013
First complete North American retrospective
12:00pm: Introduction from Sukhdev Sandhu
12:05pm: Introduction by Catherine Masud
Adam Surot (Inner Strength) (16mm, 47 mins, 1989) Dir: Tareque Masud; Cinematography: Mishuk Munier; Documentary on life & art of legendary painter S.M. Sultan.
Unison (Umatic video, 3 mins, 1994):Animated film about the unity of humankind
Muktir Gaan (Song of Freedom) (35mm, 78 mins, 1996) Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud; Cinematography: Lear
Levin: Feature length documentary film about a troupe of traveling musicians during the Bangladesh Liberation War ‘71.
Se (The Conversation) (35mm, 10 mins, 1993) Dir: Tareque Masud, Shameem Akhter. Short fiction about a strained reunion between a man and a woman.
Muktir Kotha (Words of Freedom) (Betacam SP, 70 mins, 1999) Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud, Camera: Mishuk Munier & others. Production: Audiovision
Documentary based on Oral history of ordinary villagers during 1971 Liberation War, responding to Muktir Gaan.
Ontorjatra (35mm, 86 mins, 2006) Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud; Cinematography: Gaetane
Rousseau: Feature film dealing with complex themes of dislocation and identity and British-Bengali diaspora.
Sunday, 14 APRIL Schedule (tentative)
Naroshundor (The Barbershop) (HDV, 15 mins, 2009)Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud; Cinematography: Mishuk
Munier: Short political thriller set in 1971. One of the first films to explore the question of “Urdu speakers” during the war.
Narir Kotha (Women & War) (Betacam SP, 25 mins, 2000) Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud. Documentary on experiences of women survivors of war.
Kind of Childhood (Betacam SP, 50 mins, 2002) Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud; Cinematography: Mishuk Munier & others
A documentary on the lives and struggles of working children in Dhaka city, followed over the course of six years.
Prof. Richard Peña, Dennis Doros/Amy Heller, Prof. Dina Siddiqi, Catherine Masud, Naeem Mohaiemen
Ekush (2011, HD video, 2 mins) Dir: Tareque Masud & Catherine Masud. Video song about International Mother Language Day Feb. 21st.
Runway (HD/35mm, 90 mins, 2010) Dir: Tareque Masud; Producer: Catherine Masud, Cinematography: Mishuk Munier
A feature film about a boy’s descent into radical Islam. The director’s last film.
Closing Remarks/ Reflections From Catherine Masud
Matir Moina (The Clay Bird) (35mm, 95 mins, 2002) Dir: Tareque Masud, Producer: Catherine Masud, Cinematography: Sudheer Palsane. Cannes-award winning feature film based on the director’s childhood experience in a madrasa in rural East Pakistan during the turbulent 60’s.
Alwan's programs are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council.
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