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Month-long project to celebrate cinema


Month-long project to celebrate cinemaTo commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema, an exhibition of paintings, art installations, video-arts , short films, maps and architectural works is on at the National Gallery of Modern Art.

The month-long Project Cinema City will focus on various art forms and their relationship with Mumbai - one of the major homes to Indian cinema - and the films it makes.

The event kicked off on Sunday with a panel discussion on 'Ways of mapping the city' by filmmaker Deepa Dhanraj, journalist Nam Ismail , Arvind Narrain of Alternative Law Forum and Dutta. In the coming days, films like '9 Cinema City Shorts' , 'Fried Fish, Chicken Soup And A Premier Show' , 'When Shankar Nag Comes Asking' , 'Sin City' , 'Anna Sound Please' and 'Do Rafique' will be screened.