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50th anniversary of Satyajit Ray’s 1963 film, “The Big City”

The British Film Institute is currently celebrating the 50th anniversary of Satyajit Ray’s 1963 film, “The Big City” with a 2-month retrospective of all of Ray’s films and a special release of “The Big City” across cinemas in the UK.

The British Film Institute is currently celebrating the 50th anniversary of Satyajit Ray’s 1963 film, “The Big City” with a 2-month retrospective of all of Ray’s films and a special release of “The Big City” across cinemas in the UK.  Simultaneously, New York’s famous DVD publisher, The Criterion Collection, has issued a restored version of “The Big City” on DVD and Blu-Ray.  Professor Chandak Sengoopta of our Department, who is researching a new biography of Ray with the support of a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship, wrote the historical and contextual essay accompanying Criterion’s disc of “The Big City.”  The essay is also available here:
http://www.criterion.com/current/posts/2871-the-big-city-a-woman-s-place

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