‘Rangbhoomi: Celebration of Indian Theatre’, a unique festival by Films Division
To mark the World Theatre Day on 27th & 28th March, 2021 on its website and YouTube Channel.
World Theatre Day is celebrated on 27th March to underscore the importance of, and to popularise one of the oldest art forms in the human history. Being closer to human emotions, theatre has the potential to influence thoughts and bring in positive changes in the society. Indian theatre, the history of which is traced back to more than 5000 years ago, too has given birth to many eclectic stage art forms and produced renowned artists, immensely enriching the cultural heritage of the country.
Films Division, one of the torch bearers in promoting and popularizing Indian art and culture, has produced a number of well-researched documentary films on various theatrical art forms, both traditional and modern. It has taken the lead in celebrating World Theatre Day-2021 by curating a package of films, focusing on the dramatic art and some of the doyens of modern Indian theatre, which will be streamed on March 27 and 28 on FD website and You Tube Channel.
The two-day film festival, Rangbhoomi: Celebration of Indian Theatre is showcasing Indian Theatre (101 mins/English/1988/Jabbar Patel) – a seminal work that traces India’s theatrical traditions including experiments carrie
The films will be streamed on https://filmsdivision.org/