On 7th July,1896, the first ever films shot by the Lumière Brothers, Louis and Auguste were shown in Mumbai at the Watson’s Hotel that day, marking the India's first ever film screening. 117 years later, the 4th Jagran Film Festival will re live the glorious moment in the cinematic history as the festival will bring in the exact same experience with the showcase of the Lumière Brothers' first six films.
The exclusive event that will be held at JW Marriot, Juhu, Mumbai, on Saturday 28th September’13 at 8 pm will see the grandson of Auguste Lumière, Mr. Max Lefrancq Lumière and eminent personalities including actress Renuka Shahane and actor Ranveer Shorey visiting the event. Recreating the same aura, the event atmosphere will be and ambience will be created giving the same look at in 1896.
Mr. Manoj Srivastava, speaking on this occasion mentioned that, “It is a privilege to showcase the first set of movies made by Lumière Brothers at the 4th Jagran Film Festival. A proud and a prestigious moment for us, we thank Mr. Max Lefrancq Lumière to be part of the festival and look forward to meeting with him.”