Saving Sri Lanka’s film heritage | Page 2 | Daily News

Saving Sri Lanka’s film heritage

 Rekawa
Rekawa

The National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka in association with the Gamini Fonseka Foundation and the Lester James Peries Foundation will present a public lecture titled – ‘Saving Sri Lanka’s Film Heritage’ at 4.45 pm on Wednesday, March 14 at the NFC’s Tharangani Auditorium, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Speaking at this public forum will be three eminent experts from the world of film preservation - David Walsh (Training and Outreach Coordinator of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), Mick Newnham (Formerly of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia) and Shivendra Singh Dungarpur (Filmmaker, Archivist and Founder of the Film Heritage Foundation, India.

The talk will be followed by refreshments and a screening of the newly digitized version of Dr. Lester James Peries’ epoch-making film “Rekava” (1956) with English subtitles. The event is open to all and seats are available on a first-come first-served basis.


 

Add new comment

Or log in with...