The Satyajit Ray film and TV Institute, in collaboration with Directorate of Film Festivals organized a homage to the recently departed Film maker, Rituporno Ghosh, from the 8th of August till the 11th August, 2013.
At the inauguration ceremony on the evening of the 8th, held at the SRFTI, Main theatre, the esteemed guests spoke about their association with the departed Director. Some of the Films directed by Rituporno Ghosh were screened at the Main Theatre of SRFTI. Two meaningful Panel discussions on the 10th and 11th of August, were the parallel attractions of this event.
The topic for 10th August was ‘The Cinema of Rituporno Ghosh’ and the panelists were Mr. Samik Bandopadhay, Mr. Anjan dutta, Mr.Suman Mukhopadhay and Mr. Siladitya Sen. The panelists elaborated on what the director messaged through his films. Panelists for the 11th August ,Mr. Shekhar Das, Mr. Anik Dutta, Q, Mr. Arijit Dutta, Mr. Ashoke Vishwanathan and Ms. Satarupa Sanyal discussed the role of the director in contemporary Bengali Cinema and in the larger context, regional Cinema in India.