Sathyam Cinemas Presents 'Chennapatnam - Impressions...Expressions'. Nagarpuram ­ Aham on 20th August 2006, Sunday.
9:00 am: Premiere screening of short films on some aspects of Chennai city made by Arunmozhi
1. Sirpigal (4 mins) 2. Triplicane Utsavam - When the Lord Dances (18 mins)
3. Death BeginsŠGoing.. Going.. Ghana (12 mins)

Arunmozhi is a well known film director with three feature films and several documentaries. Participated and acclaimed in international and national festivals.

Conceived and curated by Prasanna Ramaswamy. Complimentary invitations available at Sathyam Cinemas from 15 August 2006. Open to all.

The screenings will be followed by a discussion -
10:00 am.: A Half century of Residence by Ashokamitran, a reading by P. C. Ramakrishna
10:15 am: This CityŠOur CityŠ. History and some Dreams - a discussion by Tara Murali, A.Srivathsan and A.R.Venkatachalapathy
11:00 am: The Chennai Music Season- a talk by V.Sriram
A note on the participants -
Ashokmitran is one of the all time great writers in India and a Sahitya Akademi award winner.

P.C. Ramakrishna is a well known theatre artiste and founder member of The Madras Players.

Tara Murali and A.Srivathsan architects, city planners and INTACH members
A.R.Venkatachalapathy is a social historian and cultural critic
V. Sriram is a music historian