National Film Archive of India (NFAI) to host exhibition at International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

Pune, Nov 21 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS): Saluting the Dada Saheb Phalke awardees, the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Pune, will organize an exhibition of wall posters and photographs at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI), this year.

The exhibition will aim at highlighting the dedication and special attributes of the award winners besides presenting the rich heritage of Indian film culture.

Five Indian classics will also be screened in the ‘Restored Classics’ from NFAI programme at the Festival.

The NFAI has recently launched a Digital Restoration Project where rare Indian films are restored digitally with a view to safeguarding the content for posterity.

The exhibition will take place at the Kala Academy art gallery in Panjim.

NFAI, a Media Unit under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, had been organising retrospectives of major Indian and foreign film personalities at IFFI. It has also organised live music shows of Indian Silent Films and presented the pre-cinematic gadget, the Shambharik Kharolika (The Indian Magic Lantern).

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