Satyajit Ray Film Festival to be held from 2 – 16 May


MUMBAI: The Taj Enlighten Film Society will be rolling out the Satyajit Ray Film Festival. The festival will be held from 2 – 16 May at Cinemax and Metro Big Cinemas.


Beginning 2 May, 2010, which is the 89th birth anniversary of the filmmaker, the society will screen Ray’s films namely Agantuk, Jalsaghar and Charulata every Sunday at 10 am at Cinemax, Metro Big Cinemas and NCPA.


Directors of various backgrounds from across the country will discuss his outstanding contribution to the world of cinema after every film.


Taj Enlighten Film Society president Pranav Ashar said, "Since we began our film society, we have had many requests to do a Satyajit Ray film festival. We have never received such a response immediately after announcing a festival. After this overwhelming response, we are already planning to extend and enhance the experience of the festival by adding the famous Apu Triolgy – Pather Panchali, Aparajito and Apur Sansar."


The Apu Triology will be screened in the second part of the festival from 28 – 30 June.