Jagran Film Festival to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The fourth edition of Jagran Film Festival, to be held July 5-9, will celebrate 100 glorious years of Indian cinema. As many as 20 classics, including "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro" and "Madhumati", will be screened for movie buffs.

The fest, scheduled at the Siri Fort Auditorium here, will also screen films like Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy, Ramesh Sippy's "Sholay", Bimal Roy's "Do Biga Zameen", Guru Dutt's "Pyaasa", Mani Ratnam's "Nayagan", Hrishikesh Mukherjee's "Anand", Vijay Anand's "Guide" and K. Asif's "Mughal-e-Azam".

The movies will be showcased under categories like World Panorama, Indian Showcase, Indian Premiers, Jagran Shorts and Cinema of the Sellers.

One can also attend the panel discussions and master classes to get a chance to speak with film critics and experts. You can learn about the process of filmmaking too.

The fest is organised by the Directorate of Film Festival of India, Film Federation Of India, Film and Television Institute of India, Prasad Institute, Korean Cultural Centre and Berlinale Shorts.

The fiesta will cover seven states and 16 cities. Starting from Delhi, it will go on to places like Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Agra, Meerut, Dehradun, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Indore, Bhopal and Mumbai.

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