Monthly Archives: June 2014

I am not ISIS

This Big Lottery funded film features the existing paradigm on terrorism across the globe with a focus on emerging scenarios of radicalisation in UK. With poetic photography and engaging weaving of montages in cinematic language, the film entertains intellectual dialogue on some vital issues by some ordinary and key-figures. The film is directed by British Pakistani film maker Anjum Mir and produced by the renowned media institute of the North 'Eastern Media and Arts Network' (EMAAN).

Weaving Peace

Weaving Peace: Dialogue between different faiths 

The documentary focuses on the study of the conflicts, similitudes of different religions operating in multi-cultural British society. Although it takes Harehills in Leeds as the area of case study as because this is historically a place that witnesses both conflicts and harmony and gradually being shaped towards the true essence of diversity with the city being emerged as the best city of the country to live; - but it also reflects the overview of the whole country. Produced by EMAAN (Eastern Media and Arts Network), the film contains interfaith dialogue between different religions. It digs into the depth of the major conflicts and searches in pursuit of the solution to establish a communal harmony in the society. The film is co-directed by a British-Pakistani journalist and film maker Anjum Mir and a British Bangladeshi filmologist T M Ahmed Kaysher. This film will give an overview to the students of theology and sociology on the harmonies and conflicts between different cultures and religions.

 

Classic Touch

Three top-notch Indian classical musicians Roopa Panesar, Kamalbir Nandra and Chandra Chakraborty performed at Seven Arts, Leeds as the finale of the two-day World Poetry and Indian classical Music Festival and held the audience literally spellbound with extra-ordinary fusion of world poetry and Indian classical music. The festival was held on 9 and 10 October 2015 and organised by one of the leading Indian classical music promoters in this country and a Leeds based Indian sub-continental classical music institution Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music.