Post Tagged with: "Nandan"

/ 05/19/2012 6:40 AM

Empty halls greet docu-films (The Hindu Business)

It’s touted as Asia’s first dedicated screen for documentary films. But two weeks after the State-run Nandan cine-complex in Kolkata began screening documentaries, the response has been far from encouraging. By Abhishek Law Kolkata, May 17 According to reports, in the first two weeks of screenings, only about 25 viewers turned up for each show in a 200-seater hall. Documentaries [...]

/ 02/25/2012 12:30 AM

Exclusive screen for documentaries and short films in India (

The Indian city Kolkata is poised to be the first in Asia to reserve a permanent screening venue for short films and documentaries. Starting with award-winning ‘Wagah’ and ‘Bilal’, Nandan II-the 200-seater auditorium at the cultural hub – is all set to screen only non-feature films. Though a formal decision is expected next week, Nandan chief executive officer Jadav Mondal [...]