Enlighten Film Society Presents World War Film Festival

60 years after the Second World War ended, the films based in that era never cease to amaze us, always capturing the brevity of life in the simplest form. The Enlighten Film Society presents six great films for World War Film Festival; Ivan’s Childhood, All Quiet on Western Front, Paths of Glory, Rome Open City , Cranes are Flying & Ballard of a Soldier. The festival begins on the 8th of May and ends on the 14th of  May, with all the movies being screened at Matterden CFC, Lower Parel.

The festival begins with the 1962 Venice Film Festival winner Ivan’s Childhood, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky on Friday,8th May. With a runtime of 84 minutes, this film was Soviet’s entry for Best Foreign Language film at the Academy Awards. The weekend has  the Academy Award winner All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory (1957) being screened on Saturday and Sunday. Roberto Rossellini’s Rome, Open City (1945) winner of the Cannes Grand Prize is being screened on Monday, 11th May. The festival concludes with Cranes are Flying and Ballard of a Soldier on the 13th and 14th, with no film being screened on the 12th. Age limit is 18 and above.

Enlighten Film Society is an arts-media organization committed to creating, disseminating, exhibiting and preserving all forms of the arts. Click Here to book tickets.

Shlomoh Samuel

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