Film Screening of Tagore’s Stories

The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Centre, Kuala Lumpur would be screening Tagore’s Stories on Film  at NSCBICC Multi-Purpose Hall to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.  The details of the screening are as below:

Date/ Time
Movie Title
Medium/ Duration
Synopsis
2nd July 2011
3 p.m
Teen Kanya
(1961)
Bengali
(2 hrs 41 mins)
Satyajit Ray’s neorealistic  style of  filmmaking found an ally in Tagore’s stories of ordinary folks. Teen Kanya  is based on three of his stories, The Post Master, Monihara and Samapti , and tells the story of a young village girl taught by a city-bred postmaster, a woman’s obsession with her jewels, and a tomboyish girl who changes after marriage.
30th July 2011
3 p.m.
Kabuliwala
(1961)
Hindi
(2 hrs 20 mins)
Kabuliwala is the tender story of a widower Afghani Pathan , played evocatively by Balraj Sahni , compelled to leave his daughter in Afghanistan and relocate to India.
6th August 2011
3 p.m.
Ghare Baire
(1984)
Bengali
(2 hr 20 mins)
This Cannes Film Festival Golden Palm Nominee film is one of the most telling statements on women’s empowerment.
13th August 2011
3 p.m.
Char Adhyay
(1997)
Hindi
(1 hr 50mins)
A story of Ela, loved by armed revolutionaries of the Indian freedom movement as a mascot for the country, who questions this blind indoctrination after falling in love with Atin.
20th August 2011
3 p.m
Khudito Pashan
(1960)
Bengali
(1 hr 46mins)
This National Award winning film, originally the story of a tax collector who moves into a haunted mansion in a small town and falls in love with a beautiful ghost, finds a unique , visual interpretation from an ardent Tagore Fan – Tapan Sinha