Iconic films from the world come to Delhi
Aiming to build a community of world cinema lovers and establish that classical movies can be the mainstream entertainment source, Navrasa Duende, a leading production house, is all set to host the second edition of its World Classic Movie Festival from June 22 to 24, 2018 at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. The three-day festival will feature a rare and rich ensemble of films by directors from around the world.
The festival includes a collection of a vast variety of genres ranging from movies that were considered to be milestones of the neo-realistic cinema movement and also some of the blockbuster classic movies like Fiddler on the Roof by Norman Jewison; Wild Strawberries by Ingmar Bergman; Children of Paradise by Marcel Carne; Ivan's Childhood by Andrei Tarkovsky; Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming; Throne of Blood by Akira Kurosawa; Jalsaghar by Satyajit Ray; Bicycle Thieves by Vittorio De Sica; and Doctor Zhivago by David Lean. These timeless movies have entertained film lovers across generations, also winning several accolades for their masterful storytelling and acting.
Bicycle Thieves revolves around a man and his son in search of the stolen bicycle; Fiddler on the Roof shows a father who deals with sustaining Jewish ideologies in his family; Ivan's Childhood displays a young Russian orphan who works as a spy for the Soviet army against the Nazis; Gone with the Wind finds an incompatible couple who faces turbulence in their romance; Jalsaghar revolves around a wealthy man who slowly loses his everything including his sanity while he watches everybody around him prosper; Doctor Zhivago displays an extra-marital affair that experiences hardships.
The carefully curated collection of these classic movies make this event a must-see. The quest to explore diverse cultures and art forms, introduce them to global audiences, and create an impact on the lives of people is at the core of Navrasa Duende's objectives as a production house. The organisation also aims to discover and promote young talent from the far-reaching corners of the globe, and to provide them with a platform to showcase their artistic flair. Through collaborations with global art groups and esteemed performers, Navrasa Duende looks forward to fostering an environment of thriving creativity.