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Pather Panchali

Trains: Demarcation, Dalliance, Destiny

Fandor | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment
Fandor

Symbols of modernity, nostalgia or doom, sometimes a crucible for love, fear or no-good, trains have proliferated in the motion pictures since that first locomotive pulled into La Ciotat station.

Satyajit Ray's Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)

Francis Levy | Posted 06.05.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

What will they think my neighbors,?" says Apu (Soumitra Chatterjee) in the third installment of Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy, Apur Sansar (The Word of Apu, 1959), currently being revived at Film Forum and other theaters.

Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali

Francis Levy | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

What makes the masters of twentieth century cinema great was the ambitiousness of their project. Kurosawa's Ikiru ("To Live"), Bergman's Wild Strawberries and The Seventh Seal, Fellini's La Dolce Vita, Mizoguchi's Ugetsu and Antonioni's L'avventura don't shy away from grappling with life and death.

Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy Premieres at MoMA, Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.09.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

MoMA's Titus I theater looked like a gathering for New York filmmakers and artists on Monday night: Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Jim Jarmusch, Laurie Anderson, Hal Willner, Gay Talese, and others, many of whom had already seen the Apu Trilogy as Satyajit Ray's masterwork is called.

Martin Scorsese Presides Over the Jury at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Marrakech International Film Festival opened this weekend with a ceremony introducing the star-studded jury, including French actress Marion Cotil...