The challenges of saving India’s cinematic heritage

Bishaldeb Halder’s piece in the Press Institute of India’s quarterly journal Vidura October – December 2016 issue on the challenges faced by Film Heritage Foundation in their endeavour to save India’s cinematic heritage.



25,000 artefacts in this archive on Indian Cinema

Nergish Sunavala’s piece in the Sunday Times of India about FHF’s growing archive of Indian cinema.   Read full article here: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/25000-artefacts-in-this-archive-on-Indian-cinema/articleshow/52487231.cms


Enter the reel world

Zahra Amiruddin of The Hindu writes about ‘Do You Speak Cinema.’ FHF’s workshops for children aimed at introducing them to the evolution of cinema and transforming the experience of cinema-watching from a mere passive experience to a more active one. …  


A 10-day masterclass in safeguarding our film legacy.

Bishaldeb Halder looks back at his experience of participating in the Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India 2016.  The Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop, 2016 was an exhilarating experience for me. Having been a part of the organising team for …  



This one’s for the archives

An article in Mumbai Mirror by Mohini Chaudhuri dtd. January 03, 2016  talks about the new and advanced Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India 2016.   Read full article here: http://www.mumbaimirror.com/others/sunday-read/This-ones-for-the-archives/articleshow/50422621.cms


Reel Play

An article in The Indian Express dtd. November 28, 2015 talks about the new and advanced Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India 2016.   Read full article here: http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/reel-play-nfai/  


It’s all about saving vintage films for posterity

An article by Lisa Monteiro in Times of India, Goa dtd. November 23, 2015 outlines the measure taken by FHF along with NFAI and FIAF towards developing infrastructure for preservation and restoration of films in India.   Read full article …