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A still from Aag
India has much to look forward to, at the 64th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival that begins on Wednesday, July 3, 2011. The festival has lined up quite an eclectic and exciting mix of Indian films; from the masters Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak to the contemporary Umesh Kulkarni and Vikramaditya Motwane.
Locarno Open Doors, an initiative that focuses on a region where independent cinema is in developmental stage every year has its eyes set firmly on India in the 2012 edition.
A still from Udaan
Open Doors screening will present thirteen “Indian classics” which include Raj Kapoor’s Aag, Jahnu Barua’s Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai (The Yellow Birds), Girish Kasaravalli’s Kanasembo Kudureyaneri (Riding the Stallion of a Dream), Shyam Benegal’s Manthan, Ritwik Ghatak’s Meghe Dhaka Tara, Aparna Sen’s Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Chetan Anand’s Neecha Nagar, Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Nizalkkuthu »
- Nandita Dutta
The Open Doors screening at Locarno International Film Festival 2011 will present thirteen “Indian classics” and a retrospective of Satyajit Ray, through the restored copies of his work.
Locarno Open Doors, an initiative that focuses on a different region every year—is focused on India. These screenings are open to the public.
Open Doors seeks to highlight films and filmmakers from countries in the South and East where independent cinema is still developing.
Halodia Choraye Baodhan (The Yellow Birds) by Khai Jahnu Barua – India – 1987 – 120 min
Nizhalkkuthu (Shadow Kill) by »
2 items from 2011
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