Uttar Falguni (Asit Sen) Suchitra Sen

Uttar Falguni
Asit Sen
India. 1963. 135 min
Cast :  Suchitra Sen, Bikash Roy, Chhaya Devi

This is the story of a women dogged by misfortune. Devjani,s engagement to Manish is cancelled as he has to go abroad to return as a barrister. She is thus doomed to marry Rakhal, who has lent money to her father. Soon, she is with a child but Rakhal has treated her all along so brutally that she attempts to escape and put an end to her life.

Saptapadi (Ajoy Kar) Suchitra Sen

Saptapadi
Ajoy Kar
India. 1961. 160 min
Cast :  Suchitra Sen, Uttam Kumar, Khitish Acharya

Set in World War II, the reverend Krishnendu runs a military hospital in Bankura. A drunken Anglo-Indian woman soldier is brought to him for treatment and he recognized her as his former love Rina Brown.

Press Conference / Presentation of Imagineindia festival 2016

“The 15th edition of Imagineindia International Film Festival will kick out next 17 may in Madrid.

A prelude of the festival has had its space at the headquarters of B The Travel Brand Xperience in April and will continue in may and June.

A total of 71 films in 14 sections, 7 venues (Filmoteca Española, B The Travel Brand Xperience, Teatro del barrio, Casa Asia, Función Lenguaje, Russian Center of science and culture, CC Pilar Miró) for 16 days will give good account of the independent film scene.
Comedies, thrillers, dramas and much more where the public can choose to their taste!

To highlight the films on/of Russian director Igor Savchenko, the Indian actress Suchitra Sen and the most outstanding concerned about social inequalities Indian director Shyam Benegal.

Abound in the sections which reflect the efforts of the great institutions of India as the Tata Institute (TISS), or Public Broadcasting Service (PSBT) that year after year bring to the festival films from research on social trends, gender rights, situations of conflict, among many other social issues.

If everybody’s mouth echoes the word Bollywood with the imminence of their awards in Madrid, Imagineindia has for 15 years been showing great Maestros who have left their mark in our lives through “other cinema”.

PRESS  CONFERENCE :

Day :   11 may,  wednesday. 12.00 h

Venue :   B The Travel Brand Xperience.                                                             Calle Miguel Ángel 33. Madrid

Invitees :  El Gran Wyoming, Sergio Pazos, Yolanda Font (Actriz), David Marqués (director), Alicia Lledó (Kamala Producciones), Sara Casasnovas, Qazi Abdur Rahim.

More info :    www.imagineindia.net