How about a ‘Premier’ every Sunday?

Any film-enthusiasts out there? Introducing Enlighten flim society, a membership club where you can watch private screenings of films which would otherwise not be shown in mainstream cinemas. In Spain they are known as Cineclubs, and in Germany they are known as Film clubs. And we here’s our very own in Mumbai.

Their idea is to screen the greatest films, from all genres, that the world has ever seen. Right from All Time Masterpieces never seen before in India on the big screen, to contemporary cults, action, comedy, romantic, drama, foreign language films, animation, documentaries, great commercial successes, children’s films, compilation of short films from all over the world, award winning films and much more. So get that popcorn and soda and settle in to watch some of the greats!

To join the club, click here or log on to

This weekend, 4 film screenings all over Mumbai – Read on!

Char Adhyay ( The four chapters – 1997)

Adapted from a novella by Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941), Char Adhyay captures the ideals of the Bengali Renaissance of the 1940s.

Venue : Little theatre, NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point

Date & Time :27th May 2011, at  06.30pm


Throne Of Blood 1957

A ruthlessly ambitious lord, egged on by his wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become Emperor.

Venue : World Media College, Malad (West)

Date & Time : 28th May 2011, 06.30pm




I Live In Fear ( 1955)

Kiichi Nakajima, an elderly foundry owner, is so frightened and obsessed with the idea of nuclear extermination that his family decides to have him ruled incompetent. Nakajima’s fervent wish is for his family to join him in escaping from Japan to the relative safety of South America. Harada, a civil volunteer in the case, sympathizes with Nakajima’s conviction, but the old man’s irrational behaviour prevents the court from taking his fears seriously.

Venue : Cinemax, Versova

Date & Time : 29th May2011, 12.00pm



Departures (2008)

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.

Venue : Metro Big Cinema, Dhobi Talao

Date & Time : 29th May 2011, 10.00am



- By Bharat Ahirwar

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