Private Film Screenings & Book Launch – The Sound of Friendship & Cordial Cold War

Anandita Bajpai and the discussants of the event standing in front of the stage

After the pre­miere and sev­er­al pri­vate screen­ings in Ger­many as well as the pos­i­tive feed­back in the inter­na­tion­al press, Anan­di­ta Bajpai’s film “The Sound of Friend­ship: Warm Wave­lengths in a Cold, Cold War” was final­ly shown in India as well.

The first event was orga­nized and fund­ed by The M.S. Mer­ian – R. Tagore Inter­na­tion­al Cen­tre of Advanced Stud­ies “Meta­mor­phoses of the Polit­i­cal: Com­par­a­tive Per­spec­tives on the Long Twen­ti­eth Cen­tu­ry” (ICAS:MP) in Del­hi on the 28.03.2022.

A flyer with the details of the event organised by ICAS:MP (book presentation Cordial Cold War and film screening The Sound of Friednship.

The event start­ed with the pre­sen­ta­tion of the vol­ume “Cor­dial Cold War: Cul­tur­al Actors in India and the Ger­man Demo­c­ra­t­ic Repub­lic” (edit­ed by Anan­di­ta Baj­pai), fol­lowed by a pri­vate screen­ing of the film. The audi­ence, which includ­ed sev­er­al employ­ees of the Ger­man embassy in Del­hi as well as mem­bers of the local Ger­man dias­po­ra, had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to dis­cuss book and film with the edi­tor and direc­tor Anan­di­ta Bajpai.

About 40 people seated in a conference hall.
The audi­ence of the event orga­nized by ICAS:MP.

The sec­ond event took place in the halls of the School of Arts and Aes­thet­ics, Jawa­har­lal Nehru Uni­ver­si­ty, New Del­hi on the 26.04.2022:

A flyer with the details of the film screening at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.