Four films of Lean, ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’, ‘Lawerence of Arabia’, ‘Doctor Zhivago’ and ‘Ryan’s Daughter’ would be screened in the retrospective section.
A total of 35 films from India and and abroad would be shown at the week-long festival, organised by Film Lovers’ Cultural Association (FILCA). ‘Phir Kabhi’ directed by V K Prakash would be the inaugural film.
The festival would conclude with the screening of ‘Three Idiots’ by Rajkumar Hirani.
Eminent director Adoor Gopalakrishnan would inaugurate the festival, FILCA general secretary M K P Nair told reporters in Thiruvananthapuram.