Cinema of Prayoga: Indian Experimental Film and Video 1913 – 2006

Following their screenings at Tate Modern, these exciting programmes of artists’ film and video work arrive at Cornerhouse, revealing a side of Indian cinema previously unseen in the UK – one that offers a unique perspective on Indian culture and identity.

An ICO Touring programme, curated by Brad Butler and Karen Mirza of, supported by the Arts Council of England and the British Council.

Previously in this season

Unseen India

Music and poetry, dance and documentary are embraced by contemporary Indian artists in these reflections on modern Indian identity.

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The Secret History of Indian Cinema

This programme presents revelatory and rare films from two founding periods of Indian cinema: silent fantastic films by D.G. Phalke, "the father of Indian cinema"…

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Indian Video Art: Between Myth and History

Exploring the recent rise of Indian Video Art; this programme offers unique perspectives on the dramatic political history and the rapidly changing society of the…

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