Habitat Film Club


The Habitat Film Club was started in March 2000. 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, interactive sessions with Directors, Producers, Actors, their retrospectives and much more. Members are exposed to the wealth and variety of cinema from across the globe - from the early classics to the avant garde styles of the new film makers as well as films from mainstream cinema showcasing the works of the legends and rising stars of Indian & world cinema. It also aims to help interested members arrive at an understanding of the history of cinema as well as keep abreast of contemporary trends.

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 (Programme Desk)

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

Films This Month!

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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Making of the Mahatma (English/1996/144mins). Dir. Shyam Benegal. Based on the book The Apprenticeship of a Mahatma by Fatima Meer. Collab. NFDC.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    DOC FILM - Wildlife Week Special Screening Durrell’s Underhogs (Eng/2017/45mins) Dir. Daniel Craven. The film is about the critically endangered Pygmy Hog and the relentless efforts initiated by author and pioneering conservationist Gerald Durrell for saving it. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with the crew. Collab. Kriti Film Club.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Dance Like a Man (English/2004/120mins) Dir. Pamela Rooks. Based on a play of the same name by Mahesh Dattani. Collab. NFDC.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (Hindi/1992/130mins) Dir. Shyam Benegal. Based on a novel of the same name by Dharmavir Bharati. Collab. NFDC.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    DOC FILM - Garbage or Resource? A Dominican Republic Experience (Spanish with Eng subtitles/2012/17mins) Dir. Natasha Despotovic. G 2 G: Grassroots to Global (English/2013/28mins) Dir. Neela Venkatraman. Collab. CMS India.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    DOC FILM - The Silver of the Sea (Norwegian with Eng subtitles/2013/29mins) Dir. Are Pilskog. One of the world's greatest natural phenomena takes place every year off the west coast of Norway, as giant herring shoals up to several kilometres long and wide. Collab. CMS India.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - The Salesman (Persian/2016/125mins) Dir. Asghar Farhadi. When the wife gets assaulted, her husband attempts to determine the identity of the attacker, while she struggles to cope with post-trauma stress. Collab. The Indian Express.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Manthan (Hindi with Eng subtitles/1976/135mins) Dir. Shyam Benegal; Screenplay: Vijay Tendulkar; Cast: Smita Patil, Girish Karnad, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri. Inspired by the pioneering milk cooperative movement of Verghese Kurien, Manthan is set amidst the backdrop of the White Revolution of India. The film was entirely crowdfunded with support from 50, 0000 farmers. Collab. National Film Archive of India.

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Ashad Ka Ek Din (Hindi/1971/114mins) Dir. Mani Kaul. Based on a play of the same name by Mohan Rakesh. Collab. NFDC.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
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    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Her Mother (Japanese/95mins) Dir. Yoshinori Sato. Her Mother tells the story of Harumi, an average housewife who suffers the tragedy of losing her daughter Michiyo in a murder committed by her son-in-law Koji. Harumi becomes obsessed with trying to understand why Koji did it and starts visiting him in prison in order to find out the truth before he faces the death penalty. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director. Collab. Embassy of Japan & Japan Foundation.

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
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    DOC FILM - FDZone Delhi Screenings. When the Sun Didn’t Rise (Punjabi & Hindi, with Eng subtitles/1984/57mins) Dir. Teenaa Kaur. The documentary looks at 3 women who lost their husbands in the riots that followed the assassination of the then PM Indira Gandhi in 1984.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm