[Reader-list] Clarification on the matter of allegedly CancelledScreenings
taraprakash at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 16:27:05 IST 2007
"The Wide Angle Film Society of Kamala Nehru College was not prevailed
upon by any individual or individuals to schedule or cancel any film.
The college and Wide Angle Society are fully within their rights to show
or cancel any film screening without having to be accountable to any
individual or body."
What kind of clarification it is?
The mail should have rather not been sent to the list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shuddhabrata Sengupta" <shuddha at sarai.net>
To: "sarai list" <reader-list at sarai.net>
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007 8:52 AM
Subject: [Reader-list] Clarification on the matter of allegedly
> Dear All,
> This is just by way of clarification of something that has disturbed
> many on this list, because it also involves an attack on the character
> and reputation of a person.
> A particular posting, made by Rashneek Kher <Someone "well connected"
> got RIK screening Cancelled> made on the 25th of August said that
> Ashok Pandita's film was cancelled after being confirmed for screening
> at Kamala Nehru College, allegedly at the behest of Sanjay Kak.
> On being requested to provide a clarification regarding this matter the
> faculty in charge of Wide Angle Film Society and the Principal of Kamala
> Nehru College have communicated to me that -
> "The Wide Angle Film Society of Kamala Nehru College was not prevailed
> upon by any individual or individuals to schedule or cancel any film.
> The college and Wide Angle Society are fully within their rights to show
> or cancel any film screening without having to be accountable to any
> individual or body."
> This clearly indicates that the charge made on this list against the
> person concerned (Sanjay Kak), that he used 'connections' to stop a
> screening and arrange one of his own film is unsubstantiated and
> baseless. I knew this for a fact as early as Friday, but wanted to wait
> until I have a formalcommunication with the relevant people concerned in
> Kamala Nehru College before making any statements in this regard.
> I think communications of this nature are serious attacks on the dignity
> of this list and its members, and I hope that everyone will join me in
> insisting that list members desist from such all such allegations and
> attacks, in the interests of a healthy climate of freedom of expression
> that we all enjoy on this list.
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