Issue 02

PAGE 08: Western Sense and Indian Sensibility

WESTERN SENSE AND INDIAN SENSIBILITY  By Dr. Luis Dias “Like his films, the music of Satyajit Ray is a unique multi-layered blending of Western sense and Indian sensibility”, says the narrator of a 1984 NFDC (National Film Development Corporation) documentary, Music of Satyajit Ray (1984). This year, the 51st edition of IFFI commemorates his birth …

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PAGE 06 & PAGE 07: An Opening Ceremony With a Difference

AN OPENING CEREMONY WITH A DIFFERENCE By Impana Kulkarni A nearly empty auditorium, a grand opening ceremony with hardly any celebrities, a film festival’s inaugural celebration with a greater strength of police force than film people – the 51st International Film Festival of India’s opening ceremony will certainly be remembered! In ordinary times, these occurrences …

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