Habitat Film Club


The Habitat Film Club was started in March 2000. A Member of the Federation of Film Societies of India, Habitat Film Club promises film buffs a rich fare of meaningful and entertaining films from across the world, Masterclasses and interactive sessions with Directors, Producers, Actors, Retrospectives and much more. Members are exposed to the wealth and variety of cinema - from the early classics to the works of the new filmmakers as well as refreshing departures in mainstream cinema. It also aims to facilitate for members insights into the history of cinema and awareness on contemporary trends. The film club's two standalone annual festivals, namely Habitat International Film Festival in March celebrating critically acclaimed International Cinema, and Habitat Film Festival in May showcasing award winning Pan Indian Cinema, have become indispensable forums for film lovers in the city.

Film Club Membership Fee

Annual FeeIHC MembersNon-Members
SingleRs 480/-Rs. 938/-
DoubleRs 720/-Rs. 1250/-
Student (Over 18 years)-/-Rs. 375/-

Membership Forms are available at the Convention Centre (Programmes Desk)

* Taxes as applicable will be added to the charges above.

Films This Month!

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    FILM - Best of CHINH INDIA KIDS FESTIVAL 2018. A collection of exceptional, motivating, touching and sometimes brutally honest children’s films

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Premiere of Malayalam feature film DEVASPARSAM (The Divine Touch) (2018/120mins) Dir. V.R. Gopinath. The film portrays the agonies and conflicts of an FTII trained filmmaker and his relationship with his mother. The screening will be followed by an interaction with the Director

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Kids For Kids. Best of CHINH Early Education Web Channel's films made by children aged 4 - 16 years exploring children’s expressions through media literacy

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Gurgaon (Hindi with Eng subtitles/2017/107mins) Dir. Shankar Raman. Preet, the daughter of a real estate tycoon, is kidnapped. Soon, a chain of events unravels as her family and her brother Nikki Singh try to track her whereabouts. Open to Habitat Film Club members only. Collab. Indian Express

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Fifty Years of EPW (Doc Film/English/2018/32 mins) Director. Rafeeq Ellias. The film documents the role that Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) has played and continues to play in promoting research in the social sciences in India and traces the growth of EPW as a unique and world class institution

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Habitat Film Appreciation Forum screens Apur Panchali (Bengali with Eng subtitles/2013/97mins). Dir. Kaushik Ganguly. The film is based on the life of Subir Banerjee, the actor who played Apu in Satyajit Ray’s iconic film Pather Panchali. The screening will be introduced by Shantanu Ray Chaudhari, Film Critic who has been Editor of many critically-acclaimed Books on Cinema

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - River Terns of Bhadra (Doc Film/Eng/23mins). Dir. Amoghavarsha J. S. Hidden cameras capture the life of the terns from the Bhadra reservoir on the Western Ghats. Followed by a screening of Kavadi - A Dying River (Eng/21mins). Dir. Kiran Khadge. It documents the sharp fall in migratory birds visiting Kavadi, Maharashtra. Collab. CMS Vatavaran

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - The Moor (Doc Film/Eng/50mins) Dir. Jan Haft. The moors and bogs are oases in the cultivated landscape of Central Europe. It seems as if some of the most bizarre and colourful members of native species live in the bog. The film shows the biodiversity of the often rarely recognized habitat - and its quiet appeal: Save and preserve the last intact moors! Collab. CMS Vatavaran

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Aavejak Avaaz. In Our Bodies Live Our Stories (60mins). The preview of this ‘documentary film in the making’ captures excerpts from Ananya Dance Theatre’s visually striking performances over many years, against candid conversations that illuminate their journey and philosophy. It embodies the joy, struggle and resilience of women from global communities of colour, articulating social justice through a distinctive language of Contemporary Indian Dance. Present for the Q & A will be Darren Johnson, Director and Filmmaker and the dancers of the Ananya Dance Theatre. Collab. Kri Foundation

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM - Firingoti (Assamese with Eng subtitles/1992/116mins). Dir. Jahnu Barua. The story is set in 1962, the time of the Sino-Indian war. It won the National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film, while Moloya Goswami was awarded with the National Film Award for Best Actress

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
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    DOC FILM - The Song Keepers (English/80mins) Dir. Naina Sen. A documentary on the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir, which had its world premiere at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival. The screening will be followed by an interaction with the Director. Collab. Australian High Commission, India

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
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    DOC FILM - Kriti Film Club Screenings. The Premiere of Daughter of Nepal (India/Nepal/2018/34mins). Dir. & Prod. Surbhi Dewan. The daughter of two formidable political leaders of Nepal, Manushi Yami Bhattarai was sent across the border as her parents prepared to go underground for a Peoples' War against the Nepalese monarchy. The film captures a rarely seen side of a revolutionary movement

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm