New Delhi, Oct 24: The digitally restored version of 1988 film "Om-Dar-Ba-Dar", directed by Kamal Swaroop, will be screened at the Rome Film Festival and commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema.
The 10-day film festival will commence Nov 8. The post modernist avant garde film will be showcased as a part of the out-of-competition section of Cinema XXI.
"I am very happy to have 'Om-Dar-Ba-Dar' make a comeback, now in it's restored version, reaching out to newer audiences! It's an honour that the film will be a part of the well attended Rome Film Festival," Swaroop said in a statement.
The film, starring Anita Kanwar, Aditya Lakhia and Gopi Desai, has been produced by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC).
NFDC's endeavours to spread Indian cinema globally, through more such screenings, said Nina Lath Gupta, managing director, National Film Development Corporation.
"It's our endeavour to support and promote cinema of India across the globe and we will continue to do so with every opportunity across existing and emerging avenues," Gupta said.