Events

Human rights day: Film festival

8 December 2014
Human Rights Day film festival organized by the ICES from December 8th to the 10th. Two screenings per day ...

Religious Violence in South Asia: a Lecture by Dr. Ram Puniyani

2 December 2014
Ram Puniyani has worked for several years to promote communal harmony in India.Hewas part of the People’s Tribunal that investigated the violation of the rights of minorities ...

Doomed King: In defense of Sri Vikrama Rajasinghe

17 December 2014
As it is a work in progress, Prof. Obeyesekere wishes to distribute his somewhat lengthy and controversial paper to interested members ...

“OMAR” : A Film by Hany Abu-Assad

28 November 2014
“Omar” is a thriller and a romance with unabashedly melodramatic elements all of which
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“12”: A film by Nikita Mikahalkov

30 October 2014
“12” is crime film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. Mikhalkov was awarded the Special Lion at the 64th Venice International Film Festival for ...

Murder in the Cathedral: The Conspiracy to Assassinate Kirti Sri Rajasinha by Monks and Aristocrats in 1760 CE

29 October 2014
In this case study I re-examine the failed attempt to kill King Kīrti Śri Rājasinha by a section of the Kandyan aristocracy and monkhood in a most gruesome manner in the very premises of the Malvatta monastery ...

Honk: A film by Arnaud Gaillard and Florent Vassault

10 October 2014
At nightfall, on the outskirts of Salt Lake City, surrounded by his family, a grandmother attends the execution of her husband's murderer. In Oklahoma, a former death row inmate ...

The past: a Film by Asghar Farhadi

1 October 2014
Writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s follow-up to the Oscar-Winning “A Separation” is an intensely gripping emotional drama with a superb script and ...

The Hunt (Denmark) : a Film by Thomas Vinterberg

29 September 2014
Mads Mikkelsen won the Best Actor Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for his
penetrating portrayal of Lucas, a highly regarded ...

Blue is the Warmest Color: a Film by Abdellatif Kechiche

29 August 2014
The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into ...
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