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Seventeen Colours and a Sitar

trinidad+tobago film festival 2010 screening

Year 2010
Duration 35 minutes
Type Documentary
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Language English
Director(s) Patricia MohammedMichael Mooleedhar
Rating PG
Contact Patricia.Mohammed@sta.uwi.edu |michaelmooleedhar@gmail.com

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Rex Dixon is an abstract painter and Mungal Patasar is a musician. Both men are highly regarded in their fields, and have received many accolades for their work. In this intriguing film, Dixon and Patesar come together in conversation and find striking similarities in their respective creative processes. The Trinidadian landscape provides a canvas and sounding board for their explorations of colour and tonality, and explodes on the screen as a marriage between intuitive and experimental ways of working.

Featuring original paintings by Dixon and music by Patasar created for and on camera,Seventeen Colours and a Sitar invites the viewer to trust their own eyes and ears, as these artists do, in exploring the worlds of art and music.

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Date: Tue 31 Aug, 2010
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