Adab Foundation Presents

Chandigarh Literature Festival

Great Literature Needs Great Criticism

Clf 2015
  • 10th November 2016

    10th November
    Venue- I
    1600 hrs – 1630 hrs Welcome and Theme introduction by Mitul Dikshit (Chairman Adab Foundation)
    1630 hrs – 1645 hrs Festival Introduction By Annie Zaidi
    Festival Director CLF 2016
    1645 hrs – 1730 hrs Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony
    Mr. Kiran Nagarkar
    1730 hrs- 1830 hrs “Freedom and The Writer”- Panel Discussion
    V. K. Karthika, Kiran Nagarkar, Meenal Baghel, Nayantara Sahgal

    1830 hrs – 1845 hrs


  • 11th November 2016

    11th November
    1100 hrs- 1145 hrs “The Gospel of Yudas ”
    Author K.R. Meera in conversation
    with critic Elizabeth Kuruvilla

    1145 hrs- 1200 hrs

    Tea Break

    1200 hrs- 1245 hrs “Hashimpura 22 May”
    Author Vibhuti Narain Rai in conversation
    with critic Meenal Baghel
    1245 hrs- 1330 hrs Tribute to Gurdial Singh
    Prof Tejwant Gill, Rana Nayyar

    1330 hrs- 1430 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1430 hrs- 1515 hrs “Name for Every Leaf”
    Author Ashok Vajpeyi in conversation
    with critic Madan Soni
    1515 hrs- 1600 hrs “चूड़ी बाज़ार में लड़की”
    Author Krishna Kumar in conversation
    with critic Apoorvanand

    1600 hrs- 1615 hrs

    Tea Break

    1615hrs-1700 hrs Tribute “Neelabh Ashk”
    Rahul Soni, Apoorvanand, Bhumika Dwivedi
    1700hrs-1800 hrs “Piku”
    Director Shoojit Sircar in conversation with
    critic Nonika Singh

    11th November 2016- Venue-II

    11th November
    1430 hrs- 1700 hrs Movie Screening
  • 12th November 2016

    12th November
    1100hrs- 1145 hrs “Conquest and Community”
    Author Shahid Amin in conversation
    with critic Alok Rai

    1145 hrs- 1200 hrs

    Tea Break

    1200hrs- 1245 hrs “The Glass Bead Curtain”
    Author Lakshmi Kannan in conversation
    with critic Manju Jaidka
    1245 hrs- 1330 hrs “One Point Two Billion”
    Author Mahesh Rao in conversation
    with critic Veena Venugopal

    1330 hrs- 1430 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1430- 1515 hrs “Pink”
    Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Producer Shoojit Sircar, Screenplay Writer Ritesh Shah in conversation with Critic Meena Iyer
    1515 hrs- 1600 hrs “Seahorse ”
    Author Janice Pariat in conversation
    with critic Rahul Soni

    1600 hrs-1615 hrs

    Tea Break

    1615 hrs- 1700 hrs POLYPHONY
    LAF Poetry Performance
    Adrian Grima, Yolanda Castano,
    Brane Mozetic, Surjit Patar, Monika Kumar, Sampurna Chattarji, Alexandra Buchler
    1700 hrs- 1800 hrs “Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India”
    Author Akshaye Mukul in conversation
    with critic Annie Zaidi
    1800 hrs- 1900 hrs “Khoya Khoya Chand”
    Director Sudhir Mishra in conversation
    with critic Mayank Shekhar

    12th November 2016 – Venue-II

    12th November
    1100hrs- 1330 hrs Movie Screening
    1515hrs- 1800 hrs Movie Screening
    “Khoya Khoya Chand”
  • 13th November 2016

    13th November
    1100- 1145 hrs “A Life Misspent”
    Translator Satti Khanna in conversation
    with critic Akshaya Kumar

    1145 hrs- 1200 hrs

    Tea Break

    1200hrs- 1245 hrs “Nirvan”
    Author Manmohan in conversation
    with critic Desraj Kali

    1245 hrs- 1330 hrs

    1330hrs- 1430 hrs “A Billion Colour Story Movie”
    Director N Padmakumar in conversation
    with critic Baradwaj Rangan

    13th November 2016 – Venue-II

    13th November
    1100- 1245 hrs Movie Screening
    “A Billion Colour Story Movie”