THE DICHOTOMIES OF SATYAJIT RAY
MARCH AT THE TRYLON
Known best for his Apu trilogy, Ray brought Indian cinema to global attention. In this pair of rarely screened films, he captured the collision of modernity and tradition with his trademark humanistic style.
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(1958, DCP, 99m, Bengali w/English subtitles) w/Chhabi Biswas, Gangapada Basu, Padmadevi. An aristocrat (Biswas) clings to his opulent lifestyle amid financial ruin—especially to his music room, where he holds concerts. A vivid portrayal of a man trying to hang onto convention as it slips through his fingers. SUN 7:30 MON/TUES 7:00 9:00
(1966, DCP, 120m, Bengali w/English subtitles) w/Uttam Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Bireswar Sen. Nayak (Kumar), a Bengali film star, is traveling by train to receive an award in Delhi. He’s also on the verge of his first flop. The Hero is an ahead-of-its-time portrait of stardom and the artifice of celebrity. SUN 3:00 5:30 MON/TUES 7:00 9:15