TABLACENTRIC Film Screening: Pather Panchali

TABLACENTRIC, Robin Sukhadia’s Artist Residency at Machine Project, continues with a special film screening on Sunday, March 16, 2008, at 4pm of Satyajit Ray’s masterpiece, Pathar Panchali. The film
features classical north Indian music scored by Ravi Shankar.

Pather Panchali is the 1955 directorial debut of Satyajit Ray. It is the first film in Ray’s Apu trilogy and depicts a boy’s childhood in the Indian countryside in the early twentieth century. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by noted Bengali writer Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. The film is often included in lists of greatest movies of all time.