Film Club


History

The University Film Club was established in the year 1974. Prof M Jalal A Khan of Zakir Hussain College of Engineering took special interest in taking up the difficult task to establish film club in the Kennedy House. With painstaking efforts, he had fabricated the moving giant cinema screen, which was lying in the basement of Kennedy Auditorium. Two 35mm RCA Projectors were there to screen film strips movies in the Kennedy Auditorium. Since its inception the Film Club has been serving as a platform, which provides the students of the University, the opportunity to explore the creative world of cinema.

Mentors

Prof Suhail Ahmad Azmi (Professor, Department of Psychiatry, JNMC)

President

Dr. Farooq Ahmad Dar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University. He has delivered many Video lectures for NME-ICT project on various topics of human physiology. He is known for his film criticism of foreign language films.

Secretary (2017-18)

Mr. Azam Ali Khan

Activities

  • Orientation Ceremony

  • Session opening by a Film screening program (Bollywood, Hollywood in English and Animated)

  • Forums on how a film, ad and documentary are made.

  • The members will be asked to write the reviews on the movie screened.

  • Different workshops for Editing, Direction, Cinematography etc. by different resource persons from the film industry.

  • Group Discussions on the movies screened.

  • The main event of the Film Club is ‘Filmsaaz’- an international film festival, which invites participation from all over the world in the documentary and short film category.

Chief guest of 1st Filmsaaz 2008: Tom Alter

Chief guest of 2nd Filmsaaz 2009: Anubhav Sinha

Chief guest of 3rd Filmsaaz 2010: Imtiaz Ali

Chief guest of 4th Filmsaaz 2011: Sudhir Mishra

Chief guest of 5th Filmsaaz 2012: Pitobhash Tripathi

Chief guest of 6th Filmsaaz 2013: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Chief guest of 7th Filmsaaz 2014: Tigmanshu Dhulia

Chief guest of 8th Filmsaaz 2015: Zeishan Quadri, Piyush Mishra and Ritesh Batra.

Chief guest of 9st Filmsaaz 2016: Nishikant Kamat.

Coming Up in 2017-18

  • Bollywood Promotional Conferences with the cast.

  • A separate Mobile App.

  • A local contest featuring movies made by mobile phones.

Past Secretaries

  1. Mr. Rahat Noor Khan : 1973-1976
  2. Mr. S. M. Majid Hussain (joint secretary) : 1976-1977
  3. Mr. Munnawar Husain (joint secretary) : 1976-1976
  4. Mr. Javed Lodhi : 1977-1978
  5. Mr. Taj Ahmad : 1978-1979
  6. Mr. Aijaz-ur-Haq Malik : 1981-1983
  7. Mr. S. Anzar Sabri : 1983-1984
  8. Mr. Imtiazul Haque Malik : 1984-1988
  9. Mr. Khurram Saeed : 1988-1989
  10. Mr. Mohammad Tariq Siddique : 1989-1990
  11. Mr. Khalid Raza Jilani : 1990-1991
  12. Mr. Mirza Afzal Beg : 1991-1992
  13. Mr. Tanvir Hasan : 1992-1993
  14. Mr. Asif Ahmad Khan : 1993-1995
  15. Mr. Arshad Ali Khan : 1995-1996
  16. Mr. Bhavish Kumar Chauhan : 1996-1997
  17. Mr. Nadeem Uddin Khan : 1997-1998
  18. Mr. Syed Faraz Sher : 1999-2000
  19. Mr. Nafees Ahmad : 2000-2001
  20. Mr. Nadeem Javed : 2001-2002
  21. Mr. S. M. Arif Rizwan : 2002-2003
  22. Mr. Shams Qamar : 2003-2004
  23. Mr. Jasim Mohammad (Convener) : 2004-2005
  24. Mr. Jasim Mohammad : 2005-2006
  25. Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan (Convener) : 2006-2007
  26. Mr. Adil Hossain (Convener) : 2007-2008
  27. Mr. Adil Hossain : 2008-2009
  28. Mr. Md. Muqlis Alam (Convener) : 2009-2010
  29. Mr. Mohdammad Adil Siddique (Convener) 2010- 2011
  30. Mr. Mohdammad Adil Siddique (Convener) 2011- 2012
  31. Mr. Arif Md. Yeasin Jwadder : 2012-2013
  32. Mr. Amir Khan : 2013-2014
  33. Mr. Omair Iftikhar Naqvi : 2014-2015
  34. Mr. Sahil Kausar Khan : 2015-2016
  35. Mr. Mohd. Shavez Khan : 2016-2017

 

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