Cinema | Preservation | Education | Community
Lightcube was initiated by Suraj Prasad and Anuj Malhotra in April 2012 with the intention to deeply investigate the cinematic traditions of the country and the world. To pursue its ambitions, Lightcube has organised close to three hundred and fifty single screenings across India in the six years of its existence, designed and curated visual installations and exhibitions as well as organised five film festivals. Lightcube has published ten issues of a quarterly newspaper of visual culture called Umbra, which is subscribed by major media institutions across India as well as individuals. Lightcube has also published ten issues of online film criticism magazine called Projectorhead.
Lightcube has collaborated in the past with festivals such as Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, the Delhi International Arts Festival, Eyemyth Unbox Festival, the Centenary of Indian Cinema Celebration, Dharamshala International Film Festival, The Inner Path, Peace Builders' Festival and with such institutions as the Instituto Cervantes, Japan Foundation India, Finnish Embassy in New Delhi, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi.
Lightcube is registered as a non-profit society, under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. The Society's activities during the years 2015 to 2017 are documented in the Activity Report 2015 - 2017