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8th Indian Film Festival
August 11, 2011 until October 1, 2011

Presented in collaboration with the High Commission of India, the Canadian Film Institute is proud to present the 8th annual Indian Film Festival. Given the fact that this is the The Year of India 2011 in Canada, this year’s Festival has been expanded into three exciting and cinematically enriching parts:
  1. Raj Kapoor & The Golden Age of Indian Cinema, a six-film celebration of India’s greatest movie star and creator of ‘Bollywood’;
  2. Contemporary Indian Cinema, a dozen of the most impressive recent works from the planet’s largest film industry;
  3. Tagore On Film, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Birth of Rabindranath Tagore, we will present five film adaptations of his Works by such legendary Indian directors of Satyajit Ray, Hemel Gupta, and others.
NOTE: ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL FILMS IN THE INDIA FILM FESTIVAL.

"Raj Kapoor and The Golden Age of Indian Cinema" was curated by Noah Cowan, Artistic Director, TIFF Bell Lightbox and was organized by TIFF, IIFA and RK Films with the support of the Government of Ontario. 

Program:
Raj Kapoor  •  India  •  1955  •  169 min
Thursday, August 11, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Raj Kapoor  •  India  •  1951  •  193 min
Friday, August 12, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Raj Kapoor  •  India  •  1951  •  193 min
Saturday, August 13, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Prakash Arora  •  India  •  1953  •  149 min
Saturday, August 13, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Raj Kapoor  •  India  •  1948  •  138 min
Sunday, August 14, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Raj Kapoor  •  India  •  1973  •  168 min
Sunday, August 14, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Rajkumar Hirani  •  India  •  2009  •  170 min
Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi and Urdu, with English sub-titles
 
Goutam Ghose  •  India  •  2010  •  150 min
Thursday, August 18, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Bengali, with English sub-titles
 
Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni  •  India  •  120 min
Friday, August 19, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi and Marathi, with English sub-titles
 
M.T. Annoor  •  India  •  2010  •  111 min
Saturday, August 20, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
English sub-titles
 
Abhishek Sharma  •  India  •  2010  •  95 min
Saturday, August 20, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi and Urdu, with English sub-titles
 
Rituparno Ghosh  •  India  •  2009  •  122 min
Sunday, August 21, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Bengali, with English sub-titles
 
Lenin Rajendran  •  India  •  2010  •  120 min
Sunday, August 21, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Malayalam, with English sub-titles
 
Sudhanshu Mohan Sahoo  •  India  •  2010  •  171 min
Saturday, August 27, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Oriya, with English sub-titles
 
Mani Ratnam  •  India  •  2010  •  135 min
Saturday, August 27, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Tamil, with English sub-titles
 
Amol Palekar  •  India  •  2005  •  140 min
Sunday, August 28, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles
 
Sanjay Leela Bhansali  •  India  •  2005  •  122 min
Sunday, August 28, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi and English, with English sub-titles
 
Aamir Khan  •  India  •  2007  •  165 min
Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi and English, with English sub-titles
 
Satyajit Ray  •  India  •  1961  •  161 min
Monday, September 12, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Bengali, with English sub-titles
 
Satyajit Ray  •  India  •  1984  •  138 min
Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Bengali, with English sub-titles
 
Kumar Shahani  •  India  •  1997  •  50 min
Friday, September 30, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Bengali, with English sub-titles
 
Tapan Sinha  •  India  •  1960  •  106 min
Friday, September 30, 2011, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Bengali, with English sub-titles
 
Hemen Gupta  •  India  •  1961  •  140 min
Saturday, October 1, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Hindi, with English sub-titles