The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Sunday, November 29, 2015

Ramchand Pakistani to Have a Weeklong Engagement at MoMA
Ramchand Pakistani. 2008. Pakistan. Directed by Mehreen Jabbar. Pictured: Nandita Das.
NEW YORK, NY.- Based on a true story, Ramchand Pakistani (2008), directed by Mehreen Jabbar, illustrates the political tensions between India and Pakistani through one family’s tragic story. The film screens at MoMA from April 21 through 26, 2010, as part of the monthly film series ContemporAsian, organized by Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film, with William Phuan, independent curator, and the assistance of Laura Rugarber, Department Assistant, Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art.

In Ramchand Pakistani, an eight-year-old Pakistani boy accidentally crosses the border into India, and both he and his father are apprehended and thrown into an Indian jail. As they languish in prison for five years, the boy’s mother, unaware of their whereabouts, struggles to build a new life by herself. Based on actual events, Ramchand Pakistani portrays the absurd price exacted on an ordinary family who are haplessly caught in the political crossfire between India and Pakistan, while also exposing the religious and social discrimination faced by lower-caste families in Pakistan.

As part of the monthly exhibition ContemporAsian, MoMA showcases films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema. Presented in special weeklong engagements, the films in the series include recent independent gems and little-seen classics.

MoMA | Ramchand Pakistani | ContemporAsian | Jytte Jensen |

Today's News

March 20, 2010

Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico Presents René Magritte's First Exhibition in Latin America

Kunsthalle Bielefeld Revisits the 80s with Exhibition from Bischofberger Collection

Sotheby's to Sell Iconic Warhol Self-Portrait Executed Before His Death

Rome to Display Ancient Greek Silverware Returned by the Metropolitan

Paul Kasmin Gallery Presents Paintings by Simon Hantai

Miami Art Museum Presents Exhibition of Interactive Chromatic Environments

Western and Asian Contemporary Art to Be Offered by Seoul Auction

Canada's First Truly Avant-Garde Art Movement Featured in Exhibition

Sotheby's to Offer Re-Discovered Collection that was Thought to Be Lost

Bonhams to Offer Historic Vintage Flying Boat in New York

Gallery Shows First Solo U.S. Exhibition by Designers Remy & Veenhuizen

Royal Academy of Arts Presents Key Works by Barbara Rae

Documents of Nouveau Realist Performance at the Menil Collection

Solo Show by John Smith Opens at the Royal College of Art

Georgia Museum of Art to Host Exhibition as Part of UGA's Upcoming 225th Anniversary

Ramchand Pakistani to Have a Weeklong Engagement at MoMA

Mankind's Race for the Moon Celebrated at Bonhams in New York

Installation at Art Gallery of Ontario Invites Patrons to Dine Inside the Artwork

Brussels Instrument Museum Rich in Sounds of Music

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- First solo exhibition by the American artist Mickalene Thomas in Belgium opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia

2.- Israel accidentally finds ancient mosaic that served as pavement for a courtyard in a villa

3.- The address of Johannes Vermeer's the Little Street discovered by Rijksmuseum curator

4.- The nine lives of Russia's Hermitage cats that root out unwanted guests: Rodents

5.- Robbers make off with masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto from museum in Verona

6.- 17th century letters at Museum of Communication reveal refugees 'sense of loss'

7.- New museum dedicated to the artist Mu Xin opens in Zhejiang Province, China

8.- Who are the most prolific art collectors in the US today?

9.- Rubens House brings newly discovered study for a portrait by Van Dyck to Antwerp

10.- "The Nude in the XX and XXI century" curated by Jane Neal opens at Sotheby's S/2 London

Related Stories

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art celebrates 15 years of the Logan Collection

New York's Museum of Modern Art to display video games starting in March 2013

Major retrospective of the work of Alighiero Boetti opens at Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid

MoMA's annual photography series highlights six emerging contemporary artists in new photography 2011

Museum of Modern Art announces the acquisition of Christian Marclay's The Clock

MoMA presents first major retrospective devoted to the full scope of the career of Willem de Kooning

The Museum of Modern Art's Film Program to Present Krzysztof Zanussi Revisited

18 Cross-Generational Artists will Be Featured in MoMA PS 1's Presentation of The Talent Show

SFMOMA Announces Exhibition on the Art and Influence of Gertrude Stein and Her Family

Exhibition Places New Acquisitions in the Context of MoMA's History of Collecting

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful