Ritwik Ghatak

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January 22, 2018

Hélène Kessous et Némésis Srour, fondatrices de la plateforme Contre-courants, dédiée aux cinémas indiens et sud-asiatiques, nous font découvrir toute la richesse de « ces cinémas qui osent aborder des enjeux de société délicats, interrogent les images et subliment l...

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Look Through the iconic cameras of world cinema

Look Through the iconic cameras of world cinema

November 15, 2017

The original equipment used by the masters such as the Lumiere Brothers, Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak is being showcased at the Gaganendra Pradarshansala as a unique exhibition at the 23rd edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF 2017) is called 'Look Through'.

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Lesser known facts about Ritwik Ghatak

Lesser known facts about Ritwik Ghatak

November 4, 2017

An auteur whose works signify the melancholy and disorder associated with partition especially in Bengal and still finds relevance for his surreal realism; if at all such a genre exists – Ritwik Ghatak is himself a genre.

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Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt

May 8, 2017

With the advent of cinema in India, while most filmmakers chose to project the fading grandeur of Indian princely states or reprise historical fables, Guru Dutt used the medium to capture the loneliness of his characters and present a critical point of view of the Indian society ...

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Bengali Cinema

Bengali Cinema

May 3, 2016

As early as the Second World War, Indian films began making waves overseas. And Bengali cinema was perhaps the first to make a mark internationally. Though there may be a lot of media hype about increasing acceptance of Indian films overseas, the phenomenon is hardly new. For nea...

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