A retrospective of Anurag Kashyap's films has been arranged
at Hamburg, Germany from 11 to 16 July.
screening, to be held at the Hamburg-based Metropolis
Cinema, has been organised under the banner of Daring
Pioneers of Indian Cinema on the occasion of the 100th
anniversary of Indian cinema during the India Week 2012.
of Kashyap that would be screened on the occasion are
Gangs Of Wasseypur, That Girl In Yellow
Boots and Black Friday with Kashyap's Dev-D
opening the event. Notable filmmaker, Fatih Akin will
introduce Kashyap and his works.
Kinemathek Hamburg international programming head
Rita Baukrowitz, "Under the title of 'Daring
Pioneers of Indian cinema', the Metropolis cinema
is now presenting for the works of outstanding Indian
directors. This time the focus is on present-day cinema
and on Kashyap, the pioneer of the new independent
movement within the Hindi film industry. In his films,
Kashyap draws special inspiration from the works of
the Hamburg film-maker Fatih Akin - a feeling of admiration
that is mutual. We are looking forward to an interesting
cinema discussion between Akin, Kashyap and Nair."
Kashyap in a statement, ""I am very honoured
to be presenting all my films in Hamburg and really
happy to be hanging out with Fatih again. He always
inspires me and this time too hoping to come back
Kinemathek Hamburg, in cooperation with the Indian
Embassy in Berlin, the Consulate-General of India
in Hamburg and the Hamburg Ministry of Culture, will
be presenting this comprehensive film programme on
modern Indian cinema to commemorate 60 years of diplomatic
relations between the two countries.