The Apu Trilogy - Satyajit Ray

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Venue: C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Complex, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
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Event Description: The Apu Trilogy

Organised to mark the birth centenary of Karuna Banerjee, noted Bengali actress who started her career with Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali, screening of Ray’s seminal trilogy. Presented in collaboration with National Film Archive of India, Pune, screening of digitally re-mastered version of The Apu Trilogy. 

The films will be introduced by Samik Bandyopadhyay, well-known film scholar and editor


19 December: Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road/Bengali)
(112 min; 1955; b/w; Bluray; English subtitles)
With Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee
Multiple award winner including Best Human Document & OCIC Award – Special Mention, Cannes Film Festival 1956; National Film Awards for Best Feature Film & Best Feature Film in Bengali, National Film Awards, 1956; Golden Gate Awards for Best Director & Best Picture, San Francisco International Film Festival, 1957; among others
The first film in the trilogy, the beginning of Apu’s journey

20 December: Aparajito (The Unvanquished/Bengali)
(113 min; 1956; b/w; Bluray; English subtitles)
With Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee, Pinaki Sen Gupta
Recipient of the FIPRESCIPrize & Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival, 1957; Golden Gate Award for Best Director, San Francisco International Film Festival 1958; and NBR Award for Top Foreign Film, National Board of Review, USA 1959
The film chronicles Apu's life from childhood to adolescence in college, the death of his mother, and his journey into the real world

21 December: Apur Sansar (The World of Apu/Bengali)
(107 min; 1959; b/w; Bluray; English subtitles)
With Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty
Recipient of the Sutherland Trophy, British Film Institute Awards, 1959; National Film Award for Best Feature Film, National Film Awards, 1959; and NBR Awards for Best Foreign Film & Top Foreign Films, National Board of Reviews, USA 1960
Based on the last two-thirds of the 1932 Bengali novel by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, the trials and tribulations in Apu’s adult world  

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