K S Sasidharan, who worked with NFAI for over two decades, serving at its director for five years before retiring in 2008, spoke to Atikh Rashid on these issues, and more.
The documents show, additionally, that NFAI got to know of the dispute just a month after the premises had been sealed in 2010 as the owner had approached court.
Prakash Magdum, director, NFAI, termed the collection as extraordinary. Pointing out at the quality of these photographs, he said, “It is a really invaluable addition to NFAI’s ever-growing collection of Indian cinematic heritage.” The collection was unveiled during a function
They not only have lyrics of songs from the movies, but even information such as cast, credits and story line.
The festival is being organised by National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in collaboration with English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS) on the occasion of the 400th death anniversary of the Bard.
Nearly 20,000 film scenes ‘cut’ by censor board over decades are stored.
Senior curator Paolo Cherchi Usai speaks about the need, challenges and technicalities of film preservation and restoration, where India stands, the damage done so far and how film preservation can emerge as a career option in future.
The director says that it was during filming of Koti that his own perspective towards transgenders underwent a sea change.
With special focus on practical training, the second edition of Film Preservation & Restoration Workshop India 2016 will be held at NFAI
Gulacha Ganpati revolves around a naive and foolish character named Narya, who falls in love with a girl called Leela, played by Chitra
The exhibition would encompass posters, visuals, famous dialogues and songs from these restored 300 classic Indian films by NFAI.
Plans to screen them.
Afghan Film Festival at NFAI brings the human and hidden stories of war-ridden Afghanistan.
The eighth edition of Tribal Film Festival will highlight the problems of tribals across India.
The Pune-based National Film Archives of India that has the largest film collection in Asia has this year been one of the biggest gainers from the recently announced Union Budget.