Indian Animation on New Year's Day
PBS TV of the USA Rocky Mountain Area to Air
Manick Sorcar's Animation on January 1, 2002
KBDI-TV (PBS), Denver, USA, of the Rocky Mountain area has announced they are going to telecast four of Manick Sorcar's animation classics on New Year's Day to start the year with a message of love and care through his popular animation.

When: News Year's Day, January 1, 2002, starting at 11:30 am
Where: KBDI-TV (PBS), Channel 12
"Deepa & Rupa: A Fairy Tale From India"
"The Woodcutter's Daughter"
"The Sage & The Mouse"

Scene from Sniff

"Deepa & Rupa" is the winner of over eight international awards including the Gold Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival. It is India's first animation mixed with live action, and is based on a children's story from the State of Bengal. "The Woodcutter's Daughter", also an animation mixed with live action, (a Finalist at the 40th New York Festivals), is followed by "The Sage & The Mouse", a winner of the Gold Medal at the International Film Festival of New York - both are based on popular stories from The Panchatantra, the classic book of fables of India. "Sniff" (Gandhabichar), which received the prestigious C.I.N.E. Golden Eagle from Washington, D.C, is based on a popular non-sense poem by Sukumar Ray (of "Abol Tabol" fame).

Scene from Sage and the Mouse
Sorcar's animation films are regarded as "cultural bridges between East and West" and are highly popular at the schools of USA. This is the 13th continuous year the PBS stations of the Rocky mountain area have telecast Sorcar's animation during the holidays of Xmas or New Year. His animation videos are available at all libraries, or can be purchased from Tattered Cover book stores around the nation, and several internet outlets.
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