Centenary Film Festival, a six-day extravaganza, will celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema in all its glory when it starts here April 25. The screening of a silent film backed by a live orchestra, a play on the life and times of Dadasaheb Phalke, showcasing of classic and contemporary
films, and a Satyajit Ray retrospective will be the event's highlights, said a statement.
The festival, organised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, will commence with the inauguration of an exhibition titled Indian Cinema 100 (Celebrating a Century: An Audio Visual Voyage), by Manish Tewari, Minister for Information and Broadcasting.
The highlight of the inaugural programme of the festival will be the screening of silent film Throw of Dice