South Asia punches above its weight at London film festival
Eastern Eye Staff
THERE will another celebration of global cinema at the annual BFI London Film Festival, which takes place at various venues across the capital from October 4 to 15. Eastern Eye looked ahead at the 2017 lineup to give a preview of the strong south Asian contingent. Shiraz: A Romance of India: The world premiere of Anoushka Shankar’s new score for Shiraz, which is a spectacular silent Indian film romance. The 1928 classic will be screened with a brand new musical score performed live. The historical revolves around the building of the world’s most beautiful monument to love, the Taj Mahal. Beyond The Clouds: Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi relocates to Mumbai to tell a fastpaced coming-of-age story about…
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