Relive the classics

Feb 09, 2013, 07:47 IST | The Hitlist Team

The Classic Cut is a two-day film festival by Enlighten Film Society to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema. Savour the art of fine filmmaking by greats like Bimal Roy and Raj Kapoor, as well as a film poster exhibition, and excerpts from Dadasaheb Phalke's iconic film Raja Harishchandra

Over the weekend, cinema fans can soak in some of India’s most celebrated films, including Do Bigha Zameen, Awara and Raja Harishchandra at Classic Cut, Enlighten Film Society’s tribute to the art of filmmaking in India. The two-day festival is part of their project to screen and discuss famous, celebrated works in Indian cinema that need to be reminded and rekindled among the community.

The event will commence with the opening of a film poster exhibition by National Award winning filmmaker Ketan Mehta, and will be followed by the screening of Do Bigha Zameen and Awara.

Scenes from Dadasaheb Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra; (above) Raj Kapoor’s Awara (top). A film poster exhibition at the same venue, will be inaugurated by noted filmmaker Ketan Mehta.

Posters at this exhibition look back at 100 years of Indian cinema. Some of the the posters on display include Sholay, Mother India, Awara and other greats. Sunday will witness a Dadasaheb Phalke factory workshop by Kamal Swaroop. The session will trace the life and times of the iconic filmmakers, look at the history of Indian cinema, and its development over the decades. It will also include the screening of short films from the Phalke Factory project including excerpts from Raja Harishchandra.

On February 9 (4.30 pm onwards); February 10(12 pm onwards); At Russian Centre for Science and Culture, Peddar Road.
Entry Free, and on a first-come-first-served basis; Call 9870090105 for passes 

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