Archive of films Kumbha Mela / Kumbha Mela

Italy
1989, 18 min

Section: Tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni
Year: 2012

In January 1977 Antonioni travelled to India to film the country’s most important Hindu festival, Kumbha Mela. The pilgrimage is held every twelve years near the city of Allahabad, when the river Ganges is almost dry. There, millions of people gather to spend several days in prayer. This film will be screened in the Tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni II.


Synopsis

In January 1977 Antonioni travelled to India to film the country’s most important Hindu festival, Kumbha Mela. The pilgrimage is held every twelve years near the city of Allahabad, when the river Ganges is almost dry. There, millions of people gather to spend several days in prayer.

Contacts

Istituto Luce Cinecitta Srl
, 001 73, Rome
Italy

About the film

Color, DIGIBETA

Section: Tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni
   
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Dir. of Photography: Carlo Di Palma
Editor: Michelangelo Antonioni
Producer: Michelangelo Antonioni
Contact: Istituto Luce Cinecitta Srl
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