P.K. Nair, the founder-director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) will be conferred the Order of ‘Maestro’ at the Kyiv International Documentary Film Festival in Ukraine. The Order is given for “personal contribution to the development and promotion of world cinema”.
Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s Celluloid Man, a film on the life and work of Nair, will open the International Conference of Film Archives “New life to old movies” at the festival.
The conference is scheduled from May 21- 23 while the festival will be held from May 21-25, 2013.
The 12th edition of Kyiv International Documentary Film Festival is organised by the Litopsy, a public organisation, and supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Ukraine, Main Department of Culture and Arts KCSA, the National Union of Cinematographers of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Filmphoto Central State and public organisations of Kiev and the regions of Ukraine.