[Reader-list] How someone "well connected" got RIK screening Cancelled
sadiafwahidi at yahoo.co.in
Sat Aug 25 21:30:50 IST 2007
Sorry to butt into this, but maybe calling the police
is a more innocent reaction than getting someone's
screening cancelled and being able to get one's own
film at the exact same time/date/space (IF this claim
is true, that is).
The rage seems to be on both sides.
--- Jeebesh Bagchi <jeebesh at sarai.net> wrote:
> On 25-Aug-07, at 8:14 AM, rashneek kher wrote:
> > We
> > filed a complaint and since Sanjay Kak is breaking
> the law of the
> > land by
> > screening a movie which does not have necessary
> censor certificate,
> > the
> > Police did the rest.
> Did this move satisfy the rage in you?
> Can testimonies of suffering justify these kinds of
> invitation to
> policing of our intellectual lives?
> Isn't taking recourse to punitive action an ally of
> our deep fear to
> live life with disagreements?
> If police is brought in to intervene, will there be
> people left to
> argue with and convince?
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