The 18th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival will host a special section in the honour of Amitabh Bachchan. The festival will be inaugurated by Bachchan along with Shahrukh Khan.
Six of Bachchan starrer films: Saath Hindustani, Abhiman, Saudagar, Deewar, Black, and Cheeni Kum will be screened under the special section “Big Story” (Amitabh Bachchan).
The festival will run from 10th to 17th November, 2012. The eight day festival will host 170 films from 62 countries.
This year the festival will hold various special sections. Some of them are:
This section will screen 13 films of Michelangelo Antonioni.
The Adventure (1960)
The Night (1961)
The Eclipse (1962)
The Red Desert (1964)
Identification of a Woman (1982)
People of the Po Valley (1947)
Lies of Love (1949)
Kumbha Mela (1989)
Roma 90 (1990)
Michelangelo Eye to Eye (2004)
200 Years Birth Anniversary Charles Dickens
Nicholas Nickleby by Douglas McGrath
The Pickwick Papers by Noel Langley
100 Years Of Indian Cinema
Raja Harishchandra by D.