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Through The Lens: These Film Clubs In Delhi Are Worth Watching

From Alliance Française's Cine Club which champions French cinema, to the Habitat Film Club for the most bonkers arthouse and parallel cinema, discover some key film clubs to join and channelise your love for cinema

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Film clubs and film societies in India have a long history dating back to the 1940s, which culminated in the widespread youth culture of the 1960s. The first Indian film society was the Calcutta Film Society (CFS). It was founded in 1947 by Satyajit Ray and comrades. The CFS sparked a movement among educated young people in urban India to find a uniquely Indian way of telling stories on celluloid.