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Here’s All You Need To Know About Christopher Nolan’s Visit To Mumbai

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It’s official! Celebrated contemporary filmmaker Christopher Nolan is set to visit Mumbai in March.
Nolan, who has made critically and commercially successful movies like Memento, The Prestige, The Batman Trilogy, Inception, Interstellar and Dunkirk, will be coming to Mumbai on March 29 and stay till April 1, according to Bombay Times. He will be accompanied by his wife and film producer Emma Thomas.
The report added that the director will be attending a private dinner on March 30 which will be hosted in his honour. Nolan, who shot a key scene in The Dark Knight Rises in Jodhpur, will then leave for an undisclosed location, ‘to explore India’.
Nolan, along with visual artist Tacita Dean and founder of Film Heritage Foundation Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, will present Reframing: The Future of Film —a global initiative that supports the cause of film preservation. Nolan, along with directors like Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson, are ardent supporters of the traditional 70mm film.
The Bombay Times also reported that many eminent personalities from the Indian film industry will be meeting Nolan on March 31. Some of these names include Anurag Kashyap, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam, Farhan Akhtar, Shyam Benegal and Santosh Sivan. They will have a two-hour discussion with the director on the necessity of determining new archival and exhibition standards to secure the future of film and how the debate around it needs to change and evolve.
Bombay Times quoted Nolan as saying, “India has such wonderful cinema and rich history of art that everything needs to be done not only to promote its proper preservation for future generations, but also to reintroduce the film medium to younger artistes and filmmakers in the country.”
Rumours are rife that there will also be a special 70mm IMAX film screening in Mumbai of the Oscar winning movie Dunkirk. Arrangements are being made to refit 70mm projectors and the film’s print is being shipped to Mumbai from the US especially for this screening.