The classic films to be showcased during the festival are Ben-Hur, Ten Commandments, Al Pacino starrer Godfather, Blues Brothers, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Italian Job, and Casablanca.
The cinemas and cities that this festival will take place at include – PVR Select City at Delhi, PVR Ambience at Gurgaon, PVR Juhu at Mumbai, PVR Ampa Mall at Chennai, PVR Forum Mall at Bangalore, PVR Central Mall at Hyderabad, and Inox Cinema at Kolkata.
The festival will start off with Godfather with a launch party of the festival at Mumbai’s – PVR Juhu on 26 November.
The festival will primarily be an invitee Film Festival for guests selected through contests & promotions along with other select invitees. The invites will be distributed through contest done at the already mentioned specific cinemas.
The proceeds of the ticket sales will go to the OneSight Foundation. OneSight is a family of charitable programs dedicated to improving vision through outreach, research and education.
“PVR Cinemas have decided to bring these greatest films at the theatres once again to India, since we have always wanted to see a vibrant movie culture in our country and bring to our select audience varied films including such classics. So when the idea of this festival came up, we immediately started working on it. We at PVR are also very grateful and thankful to Ray Ban for associating with the project and providing us with all their support. PVR has been known for the finest movie going experience and it has always been our endeavour to bring the most diverse content to our cinemas. The films selected in the festival are milestones in the journey of world cinema and I am sure that our patrons will love to see them and make the festival a huge success,” said Cinemedia PVR CEO Gautam Dutta.