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India on Film: Music in Indian Cinema - Song and Dance

Exploring Silent Indian Cinema

+ Q&A with film historian and SACF director Lalit Mohan Joshi and composer-singer Pandit Vishwa Prakash

The history of India’s silent film era is explored, plus rare screening of Raja Harishchandra.

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Film historian and South Asian Cinema Foundation (SACF) director Lalit Mohan Joshi presents the history of the silent film era, moulded by pioneers like Save Dada, Hiralal Sen, JJ Madan and Dadasaheb Phalke. This includes a rare screening of India’s first feature film, Raja Harishchandra (1913), and live music specially written and led by Pandit Vishwa Prakash.

Joint ticket is available with The Coming of Sound and the Golden Era £15, concs £12 (members pay £2 less).

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