Bancharamer Bagan is a 1980 Bengali film directed by Tapan Sinha. Adapted from a play ‘Sajano Bagan’, this Chaplinesque dark comedy tells the story of an old peasant who stands up to a tyrannical landlord to defend his land.Read More
Antarjali Jatra is a 1987 Bengali film directed by Gautam Ghose. Based on a novel named Mahayatra, by Kamal Kumar Majumdar, this film depicts the social ills like untouchability, polygamy and child marriage in the 19th century Bengal.Read More
Nagarik (Eng: The Citizen) is a 1952 Bengali film by Ritwik Ghatak, one of the stalwarts of the Indian Art Cinema. It is considered as one of the first examples of Bengali Art Cinema, preceding Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali.Read More
Meghe Dhaka Tara (Eng: The Cloud Capped Star) is a 1960 Bengali film written and directed by Ritwik Ghatak. The film is based on a Bengali novel by the same name by Shaktipada Rajguru. Meghe Dhaka Tara is the first from the Partition trilogy by Ghatak, the other two being Komal Gandhar (1961) and Subamarekha (1962)Read More
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