ARTS BASED THERAPY

Arts Based Therapy (ABT) is a form of therapy employing multiple art forms (music, drama, visual arts) and their combinations (WCCL Foundation, Pune, 2001). The use of multiple art forms provides a variety of modes through which expression can be done. SIAAP seeks to use its principles in order to facilitate the development and nurturing of life skills, aid emotional well-being and personal growth within … Continue reading ARTS BASED THERAPY

To go home, FTII Russian student told to oppose strike

A Russian student at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who wanted a two-month leave to go home, was asked to sign an undertaking that she was “not on strike” and that she “did not support the strike in any form”, The Indian Express has learnt. The strike was started by students on June 12 against the alleged political appointment of Gajendra Chauhan … Continue reading To go home, FTII Russian student told to oppose strike

Will FTII become Government’s Achilles heel? – Rukmini Sen

Edited on 19th August, 2015 “In a midnight swoop, Pune Police arrested half a dozen students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) for allegedly confining institute Director Prashant Pathrabe to his office on Monday and for allegedly manhandling and threatening him. Police have booked about 50 students of the institute charging them with seven different offences including a non-bailable offence. Pathrabe (47) … Continue reading Will FTII become Government’s Achilles heel? – Rukmini Sen

FTII Row: Bollywood Celebs Support Students Against Gajendra Chauhan’s Appointment

Press Trust Of India  |  July 04, 2015 10:40 IST (Mumbai) Kiran Rao at the protest march organized by FTII students in Mumbai. “I THINK IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT GOVERNMENT PAY HEED TO THESE PROTESTS,” SAID KIRAN RAO With the protest over the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chairman gathering steam, film personalities like Kiran Rao, Sayeed Mirza and Piyush Mishrahave asked the government to initiate a … Continue reading FTII Row: Bollywood Celebs Support Students Against Gajendra Chauhan’s Appointment

Baba Adhav in conversation with Teesta Setalvad

Born Babasaheb Pandurang Adhav in 1930 in Pune, Baba, as he is known in every side-alley of Pune’s working class areas, is a child of the freedom struggle. After a maternal uncle took him to a Seva Dal meeting while he was still in school, Baba became a committed activist, involved in many of the country’s major political upheavals. In 1952, he joined a satyagraha … Continue reading Baba Adhav in conversation with Teesta Setalvad