Hollywood hot shot director Christopher Nolan will be coming to India to interact with the talents of Indian cinema. His agenda mainly involves promoting filmmaking on film rolls rather than digital.
The Dunkirk director is headed to Mumbai in the last week of March, and will be headlining the event, Reframing the Future of Film, on March 31 and April 1. Organised by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur's Film Heritage Foundation, the event will focus on the need to preserve the medium of film in the digital age. It will also include a private roundtable discussion and a public gala. World renowned visual artist Tacita Dean will accompany Nolan on the visit.
They will be joined by talents of Bollywood. Amitabh Bachchan, Shyam Benegal and Anurag Kashyap who will discuss the importance of shooting on film and why it's essential to preserve it as a medium. Bachchan said, "I hope this will be a wake-up call for our own film industry to support the cause of saving our film heritage." This is Nolan's second visit to the country; he had shot few sequences of The Dark Knight Rises (2012) in Rajasthan.
This sounds like an interesting event. We can’t wait to hear more about the points discussed and debated!