The President and the CEC members of FFSI profoundly thank all the authors who have contributed the articles for IFC-16.
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Indian Film Culture- 16
1. Editorial 2. Ray and Tagore by Chidananda Dasgupta 3. Tributes to Chidanand Dasgupta: Some stray thoughts about a friend by Vijaya Mulay Chidananda Dasgupta, The Doyen by Aruna Vasudev Chiduda: Always Inspiring by Parimal Mukherjee Chidananda Dasgupta, the man and the critic by Ranjita Biswas 4. In Memoriam - Theo Angelopoulos by Dan Fainaru 5. Leila and A separation - A comparison by M.K.Raghavendra 6. Film Festivals - Then and Now by David Sterritt. 7. A Tribute to Soumitra Chattopadhyay by Premendra Mazumder 8. Film Criticism today - by H.N.Narahari Rao 9. Chandulal J. Shah - by Rafique Baghdadi 10. Hindi Cinema's Nehruvian Yatra (Journey) by Darius Cooper 11. The Future of Film Society Movement by Sudhir Nandgaonkar 12. Reviews: Kurmavatara - 71, Byari - 74, The Tree of Life - 76 15 19 22 24 28 31 36 42 47 54 59 68 3 5
- A Tribute
Chidanand Dasgupta (1921-2011) This issue of Indian Film Culture is dedicated to the memory of late Chidanand Dasgupta, the world renowned film critic and a pioneer of the film society movement in India, who passed away on May 22, 2011, at Kolkata. Born in 1921, Chiduda as he was fondly addressed was best known as a film historian and film critic. He has written over 2000 articles on cinema published in various periodicals of India and abroad. His articles published in British magazine Sight and Sound in the 1960s are...