3 days, 3 films
Whether you’re in Delhi or Mumbai this weekend, if your looking for something interesting to do, then we at Platform_ magazine recommend that you go check out the following films..
Sunrise/Sunset, Directed by Vitali Manski
Date Fri, 6th of Jul 2012
Time 6.30 pm
Location India International Center, 40 Max Mueller Marg Lodhi Estate, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India
The film is about a day in the life of the Dalai Lama from when he wakes up at 3:00 a.m until his bedtime at dusk. Starting with his morning fitness routine and continuing through private audiences, press conferences and the blessings he imparts every day. The film is a comprehensive and compassionate document of his everyday habits. As the sun begins to set, and with his duties completed, the Dalai Lama sits down with the filmmakers for a wide-ranging interview covering topics related to the essence of the Universe, the gap between rich and poor, and the role of an individual in religion and contemporary society.
NUOVOMONDO (The Golden Door), Directed by Emanuele Crialese
Date Sat, 7th of Jul 2012
Time 2 pm
Location Italian Embassy Cultural Institute, 50-E, Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, India.
Winning six awards, including two for Best Film at the Venice film festival, NUOVOMONDO is a film about the poor Mancuso family from Sicily that at the turn of the 20th century, migrates to the United States. They dream about the land of opportunity, where giant vegetables are grown, people swim in milk and coins fall from the sky.
The Seventh Seal, Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Date Sun, 8th of Jul 2012
Time 2 pm
Location NFDC Theatre, Nehru Planetarium, Worli, Mumbai
Event Bergman Film Festival
Ingmar Bergman’s, The Seventh Seal is a major classic in world cinema. The story revolves around a man that is seeking answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague._