New Delhi,

The second edition of the Navrasa Duende Classic Movie Festival, came to a close on June 24, 2018 following three days of film screenings and stimulating discussions on movies. The film festival in its second edition featured a notable line-up of international classic movies from Sweden, India, Russia, Italy, France, USA, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Held from June 22 to June 24, 2018 at New Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium the festival attracted huge thumbs up from cinema lovers. Movies like bicycle thieves, Doctor Zhivago and Jalsaghar received the warmest response from both experienced and young audience.

Lots of them were seen all three days watching half a dozen back to back movies. The restored version of movies and an exclusive community feeling made it a very experiential event. The audience were smitten by the extraordinary range of human journeys these movies offered!

The movies that were showcased at the festival included: Norman Jewison’s Fiddler on the Roof, Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries, Marcel Carne’s Children of Paradise, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Ivan’s Childhood, Victor Fleming’s Gone with the Wind, Akira Kurosawa’s Throne of Blood, Satyajit Ray’s Jalsaghar, Victorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves, and David Lean’s Doctor Zhivago. The collection of films at the Navrasa Duende Classic Movie Festival covered a variety of genres, from revered movies considered milestones of the neo-realistic cinema movement along with blockbuster, multiple award-winning classic movies.

Mr. Dinesh B. Singh, Founder, Navrasa Duende, commented, “The Navrasa Duende Classic Movie Festival to build a community of world cinema lovers and establish that classical movies can be the mainstream entertainment. It was indeed very satisfying to see the audience watching the stories involving pain, sufferings, joy, love in midst of wars, revolutions, social issues related to far of countries and responding as they could have belonged there without any prejudice!

The grand success of the event reinforces our commitment to converge arts and entertainment through the universal language transcending beyond all kind of boundaries”


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