NDTV Lumière brings to you ‘Experience Cannes’

May 6th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire  

Seven Days. Seven Award Winning Movies

8-14th May. Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore at PVR Cinemas

Mumbai, May 5th, 2009: NDTV Lumière brings to you, “Experience Cannes’, a seven day cinematic treat of highly acclaimed and handpicked contemporary films from the Festival de Cannes. Experience Cannes is presented by Himalayan – The natural mineral water in association with SG private banking. The “Experience Cannes “film festival will be held at PVR Cinemas in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore from 8-14th May with a different movie to be screened every day at 1 pm.

Some of the films to be showcased at the festival include, “The Class’ -winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2008 Festival de Cannes, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Three Monkeys’ which won him the Best Director Award at the 2008 Fesival de Cannes and “Persepolis’- winner of the Jury Prize at the 2007 edition. The other cinematic gems to be screened are Tulpan, Days of Glory, Silent Light, Mourning Forest and The Edge of Heaven.

On this very celebrated occasion Sunil Doshi, Director – NDTV Lumière said “We at NDTV Lumière wish to bring a near simultaneous experience of being in Cannes and expose cinema lovers in India to films from the masters of contemporary and emerging cinema from Europe”

Nipun Mehta, Executive Director and Head, SG Private Banking India says, “For several years now, SG Private Banking has been an advocate of contemporary creation in the field of art as well as cinema. Our ongoing partnership with cinema reflects its dedication to the shared values of innovation and professionalism between the fields of art and finance.”

These handpicked films will also be showcased on the NDTV Lumière television channel from 13th- 24th May. The Festival de Cannes has celebrated great cinema for more than 60 years. It is the reflection of its era: a centre for all countries, a spring of effervescence and, above all, transmission. -Sampurn Media

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