07 Jan 2021 08:30 PM
MUMBAI: Critically acclaimed and successful filmmaker Anubhav Sinha will be attending the 26th edition of the coveted Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) scheduled from 8-15 January, 2021.
For this year’s Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture, KIFF is delighted to have the ace storyteller as the esteemed speaker, sharing his views centering around the subject – “Social Responsibility in Mainstream Indian Cinema”.
The festival organisers have also scheduled a screening of Anubhav Sinha’s critically-acclaimed movie, ‘Mulk’ featuring the late on the second day of the festival.
Sinha’s recent works, Mulk (2018), Article15 (2019) and Thappad (2020) have held the mirror for the society and has shown the consequences of religious biases, caste discrimination and domestic violence. The importance and gravity of the lecture’s subject will thereby be elucidated through a discussion of his critically acclaimed works.
Anubhav Sinha says, “I feel honoured to be invited to such a prestigious film festival where I’ve been showered with the esteemed responsibility of delivering Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture. I look forward to meeting and
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