Taj Enlighten Film Society, supported by the Consulate of Switzerland will organise an European Film Festival in Mumbai in June .
The selection will include a retrospective of Jean-Luc Godard and a Swiss film package.
The festival will be inaugurated by Swiss-Indian filmmaker Kamal Musale and Indian filmmaker Amole Gupte. There will also be a workshop on documentary filmmaking by Kamal Musale.
The screenings will be held across five venues in Mumbai: National Centre for Performing Arts, Cinemax Versova, Metro Big Cinemas, World Media College and Mumbai Times Cafe.
The schedule for the festival:
3rd June, 2011, 6.30 PM -Inauguration by Kamal Musale and Amole Gupte
Screening: 2 short films by Kamal Musale: Three Soldiers (1987) and Raclette Curry (1999)
Screening: Two English Girls (Francois Truffaut, 1971)
24th June, 2011-6.30 PM- Bed&Board (Francois Truffaut, 1970)
5th June-12 PM– Army of Shadows (Jean Pierre Melville, 1969)
12th June- 12 PM-Le Petit Soldat (Jean-Luc Godard, 1963)
19th June- 12 PM- Daniel Schmid: The Thinking Cat (Benny Jaberg and Pascal Hoffman, 2010)
26th June-12 PM- Soul Kitchen (Fatih Akin, 2009)
Metro Big Cinema – 10 AM on Sundays
5th June, 2011-10.00 AM- Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1959)
12th June- Hecate (Daniel Schmid, 1982)
19th June- Oh Woe is Me (Jean Luc Godard, 1993)
26th June- Shoot the Piano Player (Francois Truffaut, 1962)
World Media College
4th June, 2011, 4.00 PM – Workshop by Kamal Musale on documentary film making. Screening of Sound of Insects (Peter Leichti, 2009) along with works by Kamal Musale: Courrier Du Pacifique (1998) and Raclette Curry (1999).
11th June, 2011 6.30 PM: Three Swiss short films: Yuri Lennon’s Landing on Alpha 46 (Anthony Vouardoux, 2010), Au Café Romand(Richard Szotyori, 2008) and Cartography: the Pool (Phillipe Saire, 2008)
Mumbai Times Cafe
18th June 2011 6.00pm : Stealing Beauty (Bernardo Bertolucci,1996)