Capital to mark 9/11 tragedy by hosting Film Festival

New Delhi: It has been a decade since the 9/11 tragedy struck New York and to mark this day the capital is hosting a `Spirit of New York Film Festival`.

The festival will showcase films by renowned directors Gregory Le Cava and Woody Allen, that illustrate the eternal spirit, hope and vibrancy of the city, covering a span of six decades.

The festival`s opening film is classic `My Man Godfrey` by Gregory Le Cava, which features performances by famous movie stars of the 1930s - William Powell and Carole Lombard.

The other films at the festival are `On the Town`, `The Apartment`, legendary New Yorker and American film director, Woody Allen`s, `Annie Hall` and `Manhattan`.

The festival will close with Eddie Murphy starrer `Coming to America` and comic-mystery, `Six Degrees of Separation` starring Will Smith.

Apart from classics, the festival will also showcase a 3-D exhibition of memorable buildings, landmarks and parks in New York.

The festival is being organised by the American Center in collaboration with Taj Enlighten Film Society and begins on September 9.


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