Film screening and discussion with Indian filmmaker Pankaj Rishi Jumar: 3 Men and a Bulb

Event date: 
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Department of Anthropology and the Office of International Education and Development present

Indian Filmmaker, Pankaj Rishi Jumar

Graduating from Pune's Film and Television Institute in 1992, and specialising in Film Editing, Pankaj was assistant editor for Sekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen. After editing documentaries and TV serials, he made his first film, KUMAR TALKIES. Subsequently, Pankaj has become a one man crew producing, directing, shooting and editing his own films. (Pather Chujaeri, The Vote, Gharat, 3 Men and a Bulb, Punches n Ponytails, and Seeds of Dissent). His films have been screened at festivals all over the world. He has won grants from Hubert Bals, IFA, Jan Vrijman, Gotoberg, Banff, Majlis and Sarai. Pankaj was awarded an Asia Society fellowship at Harvard Asia Center.


3 Men and a Bulb
March 25, 7:00-9:00pm
Three Top Room (Plemmons New Wing, First Floor)

3 Men and a Bulb. A story about earning a good living, and a story about all the larger forces at work that don’t allow one to do so, the film focuses on 3 men in the Himalayan foothills who earn a meager livelihood from their watermill.


For more information, please contact the Department of Anthropology at 828-262-2295 or send inquiries to

Department of Anthropology
Contact name: 
Amanda Perry
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(828) 262-2295
Three Top Room (Plemmons New Wing)
Admission is free and open to the public