Partners in Crime

01 June 2011

Partners in Crime explores the grey horizons of copyright and culture in times when technology is fast changing the contours of the market. Directed by Paromita Vohra, a documentary filmmaker and scriptwriter, Partners in Crime is full of wicked irony. The movie confronts difficult questions: who owns a song—the person who made it or the person who paid for it? Is the fine line between plagiarism and inspiration a copout or a whole other way of looking at the fluid nature of authorship? When more than three-fourths of those with an Internet connection download all sorts of material for free, are they living out a brand new cultural freedom—or are they criminals?’


Partners in Crime, 16 June, Alliance Française, 40, New Marine Lines Road, Mumbai. For more information, visit bombay.afindia.org

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