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Happy 100th Satyajit Ray

Sandip Roy
An image of a book celebrating 100 years of the filmmaker Satyajit Ray

India’s most famous filmmaker would have turned 100 this Sunday.

Satyajit Ray is revered, admired, beloved but the question is in the middle of a pandemic in 2021 are his films about villages in Bengal or decaying feudal aristocrats or Kolkata in the 1960s still relevant?

Eric Wayne has been in the broadcast world for over 26 years. He is an award-winning producer in both short news features and long form radio documentaries. He was the Technical Producer of New America Now and was involved in the launch of the KALW news department. Currently he is the Producer of Explorations in Music and Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller.