Opens with Bagher Bacha, a non-feature film in Bengali, directed by Bishnu Dev Halder, an ex-student of the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute. The opening film of the feature film section is Ore Kadal (Malayalam), directed by Shyamaprasad. Debut directors whose films are to be screened include Sameer Hanchate, Bhavna Talwar and Samir Chanda. And among stalwarts are Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Budhadeb Dasgupta. In the non-feature section ‘biographies’ like Naushad Ali, Pandit Ramnarayan, Mubarak Begum and Rajarshi Bhagyachandra of Manipur chronicle the lives of important Indian personalities.
Entry is free of cost and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Invitations are available at the Nandan ticket counter.
Added by santanupal on March 14, 2008