Free Public Tours

Explore the Museum with the
curatorial team every weekend.

Time: Saturday and Sunday
11:30 am English Tour
12:30 pm Hindi/Marathi Tour
Open to all.
Museum ticket applicable.
Closed on Wednesdays.
Note: The weekend public tours are currently suspended due to Covid-19.

The History & Aesthetics of Early World Cinema

Conducted by Jethu Mundul. Presented by the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum

This course will examine the language of early world cinema, its history and aesthetic, through the development of film-making in the first half of the 20th century. Topics will include an introduction to film analysis, concepts of film style and narrative, through the history of fiction, non fiction and avant-garde. Screenings and lectures will focus on film analysis and the integration of film history and theory. Discussions will allow for an in-depth examination of particular topics, ranging from specific filmmakers and genres to how cinema engages with different cultures and audiences.

About the Lecturer:

Jethu Mundul has 40 years experience as film editor in making experimental films on various socio-cultural issues. An alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, Jethu Mundul has been a faculty at FTII, NID, IIT, Kochi Biennale and film societies in Bangalore and Bangladesh.


Starting 1st May until 13th June 2017
Mondays & Tuesdays: 5 pm to 8pm
Course will be conducted over 7 weeks


Course fee: Rs. 6000 per participant
Deadline for registrations: 24th April 2017
Registration inquiries: