Date: 5th September 2000

Indian Film Fest Spotlights Silent Movies About Asia.

The second annual Delhi Film Festival, due to open on Sept. 10, plans to feature a selection of early silent films "having Asian flavor" but made in the West, the Times of India reported today (Tuesday).

The festival, which is devoted to Asian films, is organized by Cinemaya, a magazine devoted to Asian films, and NETPAC, (Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema). "this is only our second year but audiences are growing and with them our plans," film critic Aruna Vasudev, the founding editor of Cinemaya, told the Times. "With the support we have received from the Delhi government, we hope to continue to offer the Capital its very own annual festival of Asian cinema."

Source: Studio Briefing