Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Indian Talkies
Bangalore, Dec 5: The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Alliance Francaise de Bangalore, Suchitra Film Society, Max Muller Bhavan, National Film Archives and the Department of Information will be holding a week-long celebration to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Indian Talkies under the title '75 years of sound', in the city from December eight.
The National Film Archives had put together an exhibition for the occasion. An audio visual presentation, attended by vintage music directors and famous musicologists of Indian talkies, would also be held.
The valedictory function would be held at Elgin Talkies built in 1896, the year Lumiere Brothers invented Cinema. India's first sound film 'Alam Ara' was screened here in 1931, a release issued by Alliance Francaise said today.