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Satyajit Ray begins Channel 4’s Indian Cinema centenary

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Still from Satyajit Ray’s final film Agantuk, showing as part of Channel 4’s Centenary of Indian Cinema season

The centenary of Indian cimena is upon us, marking 100 years since Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra.

Curiously, though it’s by no means an unwelcome decision, the occasion will be first marked on Channel 4 not with screenings of Hindi films but with a short season of films from Bengali director Satyajit Ray.  Continue reading

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