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Friday, August 01, 2008
Aug 1-3: Director's Series, The WONG KAR WAI Film Festival
*Nani Cinematheque* is a film society founded by a group of enthusiasts that includes filmmakers, theatre personalities, journalists and lovers of art and culture. *Nani Cinematheque* is named after one of the founders of Suchitra Film Society and the small cinematheque by the same name, at Centre for Film and Drama.
*Nani Cinematheque* is launching Directors' Series
on *August 1, 2008*
*in collaboration with *Palador(see below)
The inaugural function will be held on
*Friday August 01, 2008* at 6 *pm* at the *CFD *premises, 5th floor, Sona Towers, 71 Millers Road, Bangalore – 560052.
Those aspiring to join this society and participate in viewing, discussions and workshops may contact *Anand Varadaraja* at *98450 55034* or * nanicinematheque@ gmail.com*
*Anand Varadaraja - Convener*
Dr. K M Srinivasa Gowda _ President
Vedam Jaishankar - Vice President
Prakash Belawadi - Secretary
* *The *WONG KAR WAI* Film Festival
*Screening at Nani Cinematheque
*Inauguration : 6 pm; August 1, 2008*
*Friday, 1 Aug 2008 **Fallen Angels (1995) – 96 mins – 6-30 pm*
*Saturday, 2 Aug 2008 **Away With Words (1999)* - 95 mins – 5-30 pm Happy Together (1997) – 95 min – 7-30 pm*
* Sunday, 3 Aug 2008*\ *In The Mood For Love (2000) – 98mins - **5-30 pm **Chungking* * Express (1994)* - 102 mins – 7-30 pm
Screening at Suchitra Film Society
*Saturday, 2 Aug 2008* *Fallen Angels (1995) - **– 96 mins – 3-30 pm** In The Mood For Love (2000)** – 98mins - **5-30 pm **Chungking* * Express (1994) *- 102 mins – 7-30 pm
* Sunday, 3 Aug 2008* *Away With Words (1999)** * **- 95 mins – 5-30 pm **Happy Together (1997)* - 102 mins – 7-30 pm
** Directed by Christopher Doyle, a long time associate and cinematographer of Wong Kar Wai movies. Christopher Doyle's directorial style is highly reminiscent of Wang Kar Wai.*
Palador began 4 years back as a movement to kick-start the tradition of great cinema in the Indian subcontinent. Today Palador has the largest collection of Foreign Language Cinema under one roof in Asia.
Palador owns the most award winning films from the greatest directors the world has ever seen – from masters of yesteryears to today's: Kurosawa, Kieslowski, Godard, Trauffaut, Kiarostami, Lynch etc. – to cinema in all genre: action, comedy, drama, documentary, short films etc. – to cinema from all movements: Italian Neo-Realism, French Impressionism, New-Wave Iranian etc. But Palador is not just about the content.
It's about programming them, to suit different needs of: TV Channels, Film Festivals, Corporates, Colleges, Clubs, Theatres etc. and of different media: DVD, TV, Internet, Theatre, Mobile etc. Besides this, Palador was the first to focus on the short works of aspiring film makers, helping to popularize the concept and adoption of short film in the Indian media landscape.
Palador is also the only in the world to program short films of aspiring film makers in the DVD movies of great directors. In short it is helping build a platform for freedom of expression for creators of good and great content in this nation. People call Palador the place of the programming experts, we simply call ourselves – Paladorians. To know more you can visit *www.mypalador.com.* 0 comments
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