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EUPL laureates on the EU Film Festival in India

  • Aurore Basson
  • 13 November, 2020

From the Book to the Screen: Conference with Marta Dzido, Selja Ahava, Delphine Lehericey, and Amish Tripathi

Moderated by: Carlo D'Ursi

Date: 24 November 2020         

Time: 6-8 pm IST

Participant Bios:

Selja Ahava has written film scripts, a TV series and a radio play. Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature in 2016, its translation rights have been sold to 25 territories.


Marta Dzido is a writer, documentary filmmaker and film editor. Author of various novels and books, she also co-directed Downtown, a documentary that won the Hollywood Eagle Documentary Award in 2011. She wrote, directed and edited Solidarity According to Women, that won the special award of the Polish Film Institute.


Amish Tripathi is the Director of the Nehru Centre in London and a columnist, and author. The Shiva Trilogy was the fastest-selling book series in Indian publishing history while the Ram Chandra series was the second fastest-selling book series in Indian publishing history. In 2017, Tripathi launched his first non-fiction book, Immortal India. Amish's 8 books have sold over 5.5 million copies in the Indian subcontinent since 2010.


Delphine Lehericey is a Swiss director, director and actress based in Belgium. Her second feature film, Beyond the Horizon (2019) won the Swiss Film Prize 2020 in two categories (Best Fiction Film, Best Screenplay).


Register for the event here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_srELGLOESymqJydctL7vIg

Topics: Literature and cinematic adaptations of literary works.