Critically acclaimed and profitable filmmaker Anubhav Sinha will likely be attending the 26th version of the coveted Kolkata Worldwide Movie Competition (KIFF) scheduled from 8-15 January, 2021.
For this yr’s Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture, KIFF is delighted to have the ace storyteller because the esteemed speaker, sharing his views centering across the topic – “Social Duty in Mainstream Indian Cinema”.
The competition organisers have additionally scheduled a screening of Anubhav Sinha’s critically-acclaimed film, Mulk that includes the late Rishi Kapoor on the second day of the competition.
Sinha’s latest works, Mulk (2018), Article 15 (2019) and Thappad (2020) have held the mirror for the society and has proven the results of spiritual biases, caste discrimination, and home violence. The significance and gravity of the lecture’s topic will thereby be elucidated by way of a dialogue of his critically acclaimed works.
Anubhav Sinha says, “I really feel honoured to be invited to such a prestigious movie competition the place I’ve been showered with the esteemed duty of delivering Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture. I look ahead to assembly and interacting with eminent personalities there. I’m delighted that Mulk will likely be screened on the competition.”
In view of Covid-19 pandemic, the 26th version of Kolkata Worldwide Movie Competition has been designed in a better body giving due significance to the social distancing. This version is proposed primarily in on-line mode for the cine lovers, critics, actors and others in order that they proceed to really feel the heart beat of the gala worldwide movie competition within the cultural capital of India.