Indian Film Industry has completed 100 years and there are celebrations around the world. Several international film festivals are having special presentations and screenings of our movies.
Cannes Film Festival
One of the most popular film festivals in the world, special presentations on Indian films will take place throughout the Cannes film festival.
It has also made them sit-up and take notice of a french-born actor who’s doing quite well here in Bollywood.
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)
The silent classic Raja Harishchandra will be screened to open the IFFM festival. It will also have a Bollywood dance contest, before closing with a screening of Deewar in the presence of none-other-than Mr. Bachchan.
Cinema du Parc, Montreal, Canada
If it’s happening in Australia, how can Canada be left behind?
Cinema du Parc will screen Thirty-five films as part of the month-long celebration of the Indian film Industry. Classic films to screen include Pakeezah, Andaaz and Delhi-6.
Bradford National Media Museum
The celebrations are not going to be confined just within the museum, but throughout Bradford.
Bollywood Icons: “100 Years of Indian Cinema”, curated by the Bollywood commentator Irna Qureshi, forms part of a wider celebration of the anniversary. The exhibition runs until June 16.
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
The Dubai International Film Festival featured a special “Celebration of India” program to mark 100 years of cinema in the country.
DIFF had selected a collection of unique films that reflected the richness, flavor and essence of Indian film-making.
Centenary Film Festival: New Delhi
Coming back home, a week-long festival on Indian film with a special retrospective and exhibition on Satyajit Ray. The filmmakers behind Bombay Talkies will appear on a panel to discuss their movie made to celebrate the centenary.
The festival will also host the forthcoming 60th National Film Awards.