Re: Ghatak Distributor

Dan Donnelly (d-donn@tc.umn.edu)
Mon, 19 Aug 2002 08:24:10 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Peter,

Thank you for the suggestions. I'll keep you posted on any success I have.

Dan Donnelly

At 05:38 AM 8/17/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>Dear Dan,
>
>it's very difficult to get films of Ritwik Ghatak on video. Even in
>India and Bangladesh they are not available as I know. See here:
>
>
>But there are good news from the BFI in London:
>http://www.britishcouncil.org/visitingarts/imagineasia.html
>"...Two films by one of South Asia's most highly regarded filmmakers,
>director Ritwik Ghatak, are available on video from the British Film
>Institute: Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (A River Called Titash, 1973) and
>Meghe Dhaka Tara (Cloud-capped Star, 1960)."
>
>They will be published in 23rd Sep. on VHS/PAL and DVD/PAL - Code 2 or
>0? in bengali with english subtitles (better than nothing!)
>http://www.blackstar.co.uk/video/person/7100000007927