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Taj Enlighten Film Society to host European Film Festival in Mumbai

By NewsDesk • Published on May 30, 2011

Still from Soul Kitchen

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:

NCPA

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)

Cinemax Versova

5th June-12 PMArmy 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 6.00pmStealing Beauty (Bernardo Bertolucci,1996)

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