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)