December 9, 2013, Denver, Colorado:
The Rocky Mountain PBS station of Denver (KRMA-TV, Ch. 6), Colorado, USA has announced, the award-winning animation classics of Manick Sorcar will be telecast across the State of Colorado at all their affiliate stations on January 1, 2014, the New Year's Day. This will be the 25th year of telecast of Sorcar's animations in a row at the Rocky Mountain PBS stations of Colorado.
(Left) Sneezing without a ticket is a crime; the punishment is instant boom-boom-boom at the back in a scene from
"The Rule of Twenty One", based on a popular nonsense verse of satirist Sukumar Ray.
(Right) A scene from "Deepa and Rupa". Rupa (Piya Sorcar) chats with her friend in India's first animation combined with live action.
.............(Left) A scene from 'The Sage & the Mouse', and (Right) A scene from "Sniff", based on Gandhabichar,
.............another popular hunorous verse of great satirist Sukumar Ray
The approximate 2 hours program will be shown starting early morning (5:30 am) on the New Year's Day which is the prime time for children's shows. The sequence will be as follows:
5:45 am ........Rule of Twenty-One
(Bronze Plaque, Columbus Int'l Fim Festival)6:00 am ........Deepa & Rupa
(Gold Plaque, Chicago Int'l Film Festival) 6:30 am ........The Woodcutter’s Daughter
(Finalist, New York Int'l Film Festival)7:00 am ........The Sage & the Mouse (Gold Medal, New York Int'l Fim Festival)
7:15 am .........Sniff
(Golden Eagle, C.I.N.E., Washington, D.C.)
(Left) Payal Sorcar as Anju at the middle, Shubha Mehra as her mother on left and Abhay Kale as her father in "The Woodcutter's Daughter". (Right) Sharmishtha Arora as the Moon Lady in "Deepa & Rupa: A Fairy Tale From India".
They can be watched at the following TV stations in the State of Colorado:
KRMA-TV (PBS), Ch 6, Denver
KRMJ-TV CH. 18, Grand Junction
KTSC-TV CH.8, Pueblo
KRMU-DT CH.20, Durango
KRMZ -TV CH.10 and 20, Steamboat Springs
and KRMA Translator Stations at:
Boulder: K44CT, channel 44
Dolores: K10MZ-D, digital channel 10
Fort Collins: KRMA-TV, channel 47
Glenwood Springs: K06LX, channel 6; K45KC-D, digital channel 45
Idalia: K24EZ-D, digital channel 24
Julesburg: K51IL-D, digital channel 51
New Castle: K06GW-D, digital channel 6
Pleasant Valley: K20GK-D, digital channel 20
and many more.