“Take It In Blood”: Virtual Screening + Discussion with Director Rana Ghose
“Take It In Blood” (2013) follows the Srinagar-based rapper MC Kash, regarded as one of the first Kashmiri hip hop artists, as he interviews those impacted by military occupation and connects with them through his music. Director Rana Ghose joins after the virtual screening for a discussion about his experiences working on the film as well as insights on Kashmiri-led contemporary art movements in India today. Watch the official trailer for “Take It In Blood”
About the Series
Between the Bats and Bulbuls: Musical Expressions from the Valley of Kashmir
Season 5 of Brooklyn Raga Massive’s Uncovered/Recovered series is dedicated to the rich and evolving landscapes of musical expression from the Kashmir Valley. Featuring contemporary and classical musicians, filmmakers, advocates, and scholars, the series explores how Kashmiri artists navigate limitations on free speech while preserving and innovating on the region’s multicultural traditions.
All events in this series are free and open to the public. If you’d like to make a suggested donation of $25 you can do so here.
BRM acknowledges that our collective and artists have thrived because of the labor of disprivileged artisan communities in South Asia who have played significant roles in the creation, preservation, and innovation of raga-based arts. The Uncovered/Recovered series aims to platform these underrepresented voices and strengthen BRM’s commitment to decolonized art and critical activism. Learn more about the series and past seasons here.