ETV Bangla Movies (EBM) to air high-quality Telefilms to mark 10th anniversary | Bengali adaptations of American classics

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May 12, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) The popular Kolkata Bengali TV Channel ETV Bangla will air twelve high-quality telefilms to celebrate the 10th anniversary of ETV Bangla, according to reports, under the banner of EBM (ETV Bangla Movies).

The first of these telefilms will be broadcast on Sunday June 6, 2010 at 7:30 PM Indian time. Subsequent Bengali movies will be telecast every Sunday at 7:30 PM.

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ETV Bangla has reportedly roped in popular directors Anjan Dutta and Kaushik Ganguly for the 12-part Telefilm series. The films will be eclectic in nature, including Anjan Dutta's film adaptation of American writer Vladimir Nabokov's erotic tale of a middle-aged man having sex with a 12-year old girl Dolores Haze, and an adaptation of the 1947 Broadway classic  A Streetcar Named Desire based on Pulitzer Prize winning American writer Tennessee Williams.

For more information, check out the Telegraph news item.
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