35mm and Digital
Screening from a 35mm print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive, Kanchenjungha is Satyajit Ray's story of a daughter's reluctance to bend to the wishes of her father regarding her proposed arranged marriage - all while on the family holiday in the Himalayan hill station of Darjeeling.
Following this is Sikkim - Ray's documentary which was commissioned originally by the former Chogyal (King) of Sikkim - a kingdom nestled between Nepal Bhutan and Tibet. Banned for some 30 years, it is a window onto the life of those in this rarely-seen Himalayan community.
Kanchenjungha Satyajit Ray • India 1962 • 1h42m • 35mm • Bengali w/English subtitles • PG
Sikkim Satyajit Ray • India 1971 • 55m • PG
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