Documentaries are a showcase of various elements of culture, and give viewers a fascinating insight into it.
For those who are interested in watching documentaries, here’s one about Goa, and it has nothing to do with feasts or food or feni. The documentary, Khavtem, will be screened on September 16, 2023 at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panjim.
Khavtem, created by documentary filmmaker, Kabir Naik, revolves around the timeless practice of the khazan system of Goa, which is an essential part of the culture of the land.
The documentary is a labour of love that journeys through this fascinating system, capturing its breathtaking beauty and historical significance, and promises to be nothing short of captivating.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with experts from Goa, who delve into the past, present and future of the khazan system. Claude Alvares (Environmentalist), a representative of the Goa State Biodiversity Board, Ramrao Wagh (Professor, Goa University), Paul Fernandes (Senior Journalist), Elsa Fernandes (President, Khazan Society of Goa) and Kabir Naik (documentary filmmaker) will be part of the eminent panel.
WHERE: Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panjim
WHEN: Saturday, September 16, 2023
TIMINGS: 9.30 am – 1.30 pm