A film still from Bimal Roy's Bandini
Catch a rare screening of Bimal Roy’s final feature, Bandini | Still: Courtesy of Hidden Gems Film Festival

Indian Auteur Series

Hidden Gems pays tribute to seminal Bengali director, Bimal Roy

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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Celebrating seminal Bengali director Bimal Roy, join Hidden Gems Film Festival for three days of memorable, black and white, Indian masterpieces. With screenings of four of Roy’s finest films on the schedule, fans of classic foreign films won’t want to miss this series.

Kicking off on March 24, catch Do Bigha Zamin, a 1953 Hindi film known for its socialist theme and trend setting scope. The series continues with two films on March 25—classic love story Devdas at 2:00pm and gothic noir Madhumati at 5:45pm. It all wraps on March 26 with a screening of Roy’s final feature film, Bandini.

Indian Auteur Series: Bimal Roy runs March 24 to 26, 2017 at the Alberta College of Art + Design (1407 14th Ave. NW). Become a member of Hidden Gems and watch all four films for $25.