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Silver Screenings

What a remarkable man Mr Phalke must have been! I loved the anecdote you included, about how he basically turned his house into a studio and conscripted his family members & friends. That is one driven person!

Joe Thompson

Thank you for sharing the story of a great pioneer. I have read of Mr Phalke in film histories and you captured his efforts very well.

Fritzi Kramer

Thanks so much for your contribution and your help in making the event more international! I really enjoyed learning more about early Indian cinema and am looking forward to the added details on the film itself.

Girls Do Film

I'm somewhat ashamed to admit that this film had completely escaped me! Phalke sounds quite remarkable; I will add this to my watch list and come back and re-read your post once I have...

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