Monday, March 22, 2010

The Song of the Little Road Screening

Meet Director/Producer Priyanka Kumar at the New York world premiere of The Song of the Little Road.
Satyajit Ray's masterpiece the Apu Trilogy is widely considered one of the most important works in cinema history. In 1992, Ray was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Oscar. But when film-preservationist David Sheppard volunteered to go to Bengal, he found the original negatives in a terrible state. "It's hard to think of another world-class filmmaker", says Sheppard, "whose oeuvre hangs by such a thin thread!" The Song of the Little Road tells the story of how a master's body of work came so close to disintegration, and why Ray's films move audiences so deeply across time and cultural boundaries. Three icons – director Martin Scorsese, producer Ismail Merchant, and music composer Ravi Shankar – illustrate stirringly what makes a masterpiece.
Thursday, April 8, 2010, 7:00p.m.
Tribeca Cinemas
54 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013
Special student discount available for Art Institute of New York City students. Use promo code GROUPSALE to receive $5 off the ticket price.
Advance online tickets are available up to 5:00p.m. EST on Thursday, April 8, 2010. At the door tickets will be available at the Tribeca Cinemas.
Your ticket includes admission to the screening, virtual swag bag with free movie download, and a post film Q&A with Priyanka Kumar. Priyanka will be available to sign autographs as well.

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