Indian cinema will be seen in 'Des 3 Continents', these 14 iconic films will be shown!
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New Delhi: 14 Indian films from the 1970s and 1980s will be screened at the prestigious festival ‘Des 3 Continents’, which will be held in Nantes, France from November 18 to November 27, 2022.

Apart from Indian films, the festival will also showcase the finest films of the 1970s and 1980s from Africa, Latin America and Asia. Ritwik Ghatak, Aravindan Govindan and Saeed Akhtar Mirza are among the veteran Indian directors whose films will be screened.

Indian films to be screened at the prestigious festival include ‘Thump’, ‘Kummatti’, ‘Agraharathil Kazuthai’, ‘Amma Ariyan’, ‘Thanir Thaneer’, ‘Teetash Ekti Nadir Naam’, ‘Ashadh Ka Ek Din’, ‘Khandar’, These include ‘Om Dar-Ba-Daar’, ‘Hunshi Hunshilal’, ’36 Chowringhee Lane’, ‘Utsav’, ‘Arvind Desai’s Ajeeb Dastan’ and ‘Disha’.

Responding to the festival, renowned filmmaker and writer Saeed Akhtar Mirza said, “I am honored to have my film ‘Arvind Desai’s Ajibi Dastaan’ screened at the prestigious festival ‘Des 3 Continents’ in France. has been chosen. I look forward to presenting that forty four years after the release of my film, it is being shown at a festival to the international audience.’

The Film Heritage Foundation, founded by filmmaker Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, is co-presenting and programming Indian films for the classics section. Saeed Akhtar Mirza further said, ‘I want to thank the Film Heritage Foundation and its director Shivendra Singh Dungarpur for doing this.’

The Indian delegation to France this year for the festival includes Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Sai Paranjpe and Sanjeev Shah. Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, Director, Film Heritage Foundation, said in a statement, “The selection reflects the complexity and diversity of Indian cinema and we have attempted to capture the vastness of Indian cinema in a microcosm.

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