A New York based museum is in the celebration mode for Indian contemporary cinema and thus has decided to screen a couple of movies there. Currently, the museum has decided to showcase two movies – the Marathi film Court and the other called Bombay Velvet by Anurag Kashyap, while there is one south Indian film called Kaaka Muttai. Oscar is one of the Indian movies nominated at Oscars under the foreign film category.
The series is known as India’s New Wave and is screened over the works of the directors who are known to have contributed in the modern cinema’s perspective. The previous year, the museum was seen celebrating the work of the director Mani Ratnam, while the actor Om Puri and the music composer A R Rahman and Nandita Das. As the movie festivals are becoming popular over the spaces. As the film festivals including the Cannes, Toronto and Venice are becoming popular among a number of directors, the NY based museums is keen to screen the art & culture of India by simply portraying their work.