Friday, August 10, 2007
Indian films and filmmakers have gained respected across the world
and this is evident with the display of their work on global
platforms. Bimal Roy is one of those Indian filmmakers, who became
immortal through his films. His films will be showcased in Italy's
'River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival'.
Selvaggia Velo, the founder and director of the festival informs
that their aim is to promote such cinema in Italy and Europe. They
plan to showcase independent Indian cinema and not commercial
films. This retrospective on Roy will showcase his classic films
like Devdas, Bandini and Do Beegha Zameen.
festival has been encouraged by film personalities like Anand
Patwardhan, Manish Jha, Goutam Ghose, Bharatbala, Ruchi Narain and
actor Rahul Bose. It is scheduled to be held from December 7 to 13,
and still open to entries.