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Sohrab Hura Video still from 'The Lost Head & The Bird': Single Channel Video, 10 minutes. India. 2017. © Sohrab Hura | Magnum Photos

Magnum associate Sohrab Hura’s immersive multi-platform video projection The Lost Head and the Bird has been selected to screen at the Image Forum Festival in Tokyo.The screening will mark the first time the film has been shown to Japanese audiences, with the Experimenta director, Shy Heredia, hoping to provide an introduction to video works of avant-garde film directors of South India.

The Lost Head And The Bird presents as a hallucinatory and chaotic reading of India’s current socio-political climate. Rippling through the dark undercurrents of Indian society, where caste, sexual, religious and political violence continually threaten to break the surface.

Event Information

Date: August 10 2018
Time: 18:30
Address: Theater Image Forum, 2 Chome-10-2 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0002

Date: August 11 2018
Time: 11:00
Address: Spiral Hole, Minato-ku, Minato-ku, Tokyo 5-6-23 (Spiral 3F)

Sohrab Hura Video still from 'THE LOST HEAD & THE BIRD': Single Channel Video, 10 minutes. India. 2017. © Sohrab Hura | Magnum Photos

The Image Forum Festival is a video festival that provides a place to think about society including the future of art expression and the media environment through the latest expression of images. The festival aims to categorically capture “video” including movies usually taken at movie theaters, video arts exhibited at museums, or personal diary expressions.