• Sunday, November 27, 2022

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South Asia punches above its weight at London film festival

By: 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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