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World Cinema Foundation News

  • | August 1st, 2012

    Uday Shankar’s ‘Kalpana’: Customs release restored print

    Uday Shankar’s ‘Kalpana’: Customs release restored print

    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Foundation that restored the print paid a huge duty for it
    After a delay of 25 days, the restored digital print of Kalpana – noted dancer Uday Shankar‘s 1948 film on experimental dance – was finally handed over to its Indian restorer who will give it to the National Film Archives of India (NFAI). Click here to read more

  • | April 28th, 2012

    Zohra Sehgal’s mentor, Uday Shankar’s film ‘Kalpana’ to be shown at Cannes Film Festival

    Zohra Sehgal’s mentor, Uday Shankar’s film ‘Kalpana’ to be shown at Cannes Film Festival

    Well-known dancer and choreographer, the late Uday Shankar’s directorial debut Kalpana has been chosen for screening at the Cannes Classics 2012 programme
    Anurag Kashyap’s Peddlers, Gangs Of Wasseypur – Part 1 and Gangs Of Wasseypur – Part 2 will be showcased at the fest. And so he is elated with the Indian offerings heading to the cinematic jamboree next month. Click here to read more