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Christopher Nolan Vows to Watch More Indian Cinema, Calls ‘Pather Panchali’ One of the ‘Best Films Ever Made’

Christopher Nolan Vows to Watch More Indian Cinema, Calls ‘Pather Panchali’ One of the ‘Best Films Ever Made’

Christopher Nolan visited Mumbai, India over Easter weekend to continue his fight to preserve celluloid film. The director joined British visual artist Tacita Dean for a series of events as part of India’s “Reframing the Future of Film” campaign, which included sold out screenings of “Dunkirk” in 70mm and “Interstellar” in 35mm.

“We had a very productive session with the Indian industry, just like we have had in Hollywood and the U.K.,” Nolan told press about his visit. “We are really trying to engage filmmakers in this discussion in how we can continue to enjoy a celluloid, photo chemical, analog infrastructure in filmmaking.”

“It’s not about film versus digital,” the director stressed. “It’s about preserving this medium for future generations.”

Nolan pointed out that his visit to India made sense since Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world, which makes it even more important

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