Madhusree Dutta

Madhusree Dutta is a filmmaker, producer and curator. Gender, citizenship and urban scapes are her chosen areas of work. Her films have been screened widely in India and abroad in film festivals, art events and retrospectives. Dutta is also the executive director of "Majlis Manch", a centre for rights discourse and inter-disciplinary arts initiatives in Mumbai, India. The centre is engaged in campaigning for cultural literacy among students and other youth groups, facilitating interfaces among practices of different disciplines, and producing plays, films and multidisciplinary art works. Her current curatorial project "Cinema City: Research Art and Documentary Practices, 2008-2012", explores the joints between the city and its cinema in the context of Bombay / Mumbai and engages with more than hundred artists from different disciplines, genres and registers.