Tagore at the BFI
Still from Charulata
This In celebration of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 150th anniversary, the BFI presents a season of films based on Tagore's literary and musical works, incorporating both classics by Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak and more contemporary work.
· 6 May 20:40 NFT1
· 8 May 18:20 NFT1
An intimate relationship develops between a lonely wife and her husband's cousin in 19th-century Calcutta.
Chokher Bali: A Passion Play
· 13 May 19:50 NFT2
· 15 May 15:10 NFT2
An exploration of marital relationships and the position of the widow in upper-class colonial Bengal.
The Cloud-Capped Star
· 21 May 15:40 NFT2 b
· 25 May 20:30 NFT2
Melodramatic portrait of an impoverished family affected by the Bengal partition.
Life Goes On
· 27 May 18:00 NFT3
· 28 May 17:50 NFT2
· 30 May 15:40 NFT2
A grieving family in London attempt to cope with the mother's loss.
· 3 May 20:30 NFT2
· 5 May 18:20 NFT2
Satyajit Ray's moving film made to mark the centenary of Tagore's birth.
· 6 May 19:50 NFT2
· 12 May 20:00 NFT2
A trio of short stories about Rabindranath Tagore.
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2010 - Our 25th anniversary - SCOOP party!
2009 - Soumitra Chatterjee performing in London
2008 – An evening of many Rabindranaths
2006 – Sacrifice by the Tagore Centre Youth Forum and working with the British Museum
2005 - Our 20th anniversary – Tanusree Shankar Dance Company, UK tour
2004 - Chetana, Contemporary Theatre Company from Kolkata
2003 – Camellia by the Tagore Centre Youth Forum and working with Royal Commonwealth Society
2002 – Tagore Festival of Peace
2001 – our branch in Glasgow
2000 - Rabindranath Tagore: A Creative Unity, October
1999 - Tagore Night, part of the 1999 Arts Worldwide Bangladesh Festival