Thursday, March 22, 2007

Mumbai: Film Festivals Galore - II

Katha Centre for Film Studies in collaboration with Alliance Francaise presents:

‘Everytime we say Goodbye,’ a three day film festival showcasing three directors and three countries.

THURSDAY, 22nd March ...

Director: Hou Hsiao Hsien
Country: Taiwan
Three films from the acclaimed Taiwanese Director, Hou Hsiao Hsien
Film : Good Men, Good Women ( Haonan Haonu)
Year: 1995
Language: Mandarin/Cantonese/Japanese/Taiwanese
Country: Japan/Taiwan
Runtime: 108 minutes
Timings: 10.30 a.m to 1 p.m.

Film : Goodbye South, Goodbye (Nanguo zaijan, nangu)
Year: 1996
Language: Mandarin/Hokkien
Country: Taiwan
Runtime: 124 minutes
Timings: 1.30 p.m. to 3.45 p.m.

Film : Three Times (Zui hao de shi guang)
Year: 1996
Language: Mandarin/Taiwanese
Country: France/Taiwan
Runtime: 139 minutes
Timings: 4.15 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

FRIDAY, 23rd March ...

Director: Satyajit Ray
Country : India
Satyajit Ray’s ‘Appu Trilogy.’

Life of a Bengali family and their son Apu, as he moves from childhood in a rural village, through his youth in Benares where the family later moves, to manhood and marriage in Calcutta.

Film : Pather Panchali ( Song of the Road)
Year: 1955
Language: Bengali
Runtime:115 minutes.
Timings: 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Film : Aparajito (The Unvanquished)
Year: 1956
Language: Bengali
Runtime:110 minutes.
Timings: 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Film : Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)
Year: 1959
Language: Bengali
Runtime:105 minutes.
Timings: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

MONDAY,26th March ...

Director: Bella Tarr
Country: Hungary
Film: Satantango
Lanuguage: Hungarian
Runtime: 450 minutes

A 7 and a half hour masterpiece. Filmed in Hungary from 1991 to 1994, the work examines a village as a microcosm of a country's political leanings.

Timings: 10.30 a.m. onwards.

We're looking forward to having you with us.

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