The ‘Sultan of Cinema’ series initiated by Zee Studio has excited lovers of quality cinema. The festival showcases 26 international films of acclaimed filmmakers like like Ingmar Bergman, Akira Kurosawa, Wong Kar-Wai, François Truffaut, Inagaki, Kieslowski and Jim Jarmusch. The movies will be aired every Sunday at 3 pm.
“Zee Studio has been the pioneer in bringing World Cinema to the Indian audience. We strongly believe that we cater to the tastes of a discerning film audience and to that end, our viewers can rest assured that each film showcased as part of ‘Sultans of Cinema’ will be a masterpiece in itself, ‘an education in film-making’, with its original thought and superior technique. The festival is an ode to the finest international film makers who thought ahead of their times and produced works of cinematic brilliance,” said Nil Chakravarti, Business Head, Zee Studio.
‘Sultans of Cinema’ is set apart from the current deluge of world cinema flooding the small screen by the meticulously chosen ensemble of only the most path-breaking, epochal international films. These films made a monumental difference to cinema through the sheer uniqueness of their treatment of subjects. They beautifully chronicled the times they belonged to, reflected the culture and penetrated the minds and souls of their protagonists.
Report by: Anuj Talpade
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