Hyderabad Film Club is screening a film, ‘The Lost City of Z’ directed by James Gray on December 26 at Sarathi Studios Preview Theatre, Ameerpet from 6pm onwards. The film, The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as ‘savages’, the determined Fawcett - supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
The film had its world premiere as the closing night film on October 15, 2016, at the 54th New York Film Festival. In February 2017, the film was presented at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival in the Berlinale Special section. It also served as the opening night film of Boston International Film Festival on April 13, 2017. Time magazine listed it as one of its Top 10 Films of 2017.
What: The Lost City of Z
Where: Sarathi Studios, Ameerpet
When: December 26 from 6pm