Saturday, 12 May 2018


- Manoj Kulkarni

Renowned English Film Critic..Derek Malcolm!
Today is birthday of renowned English Film Critic & historian Derek Malcolm! He is 85+ now!
I am with senior film journalists friends..and Mr. Derek Malcolm & 
our renowned film historian (late) P. K. 'IFFI', Goa few years back!

After education in Eton & Merton Colleges, Oxford..Derek Elliston Michael Malcolm started writing on cinema. He worked for several decades as a film critic with world famous 'The Guardian'!

In 1980s he hosted 'The Film Club' on 'BBC2'. Then he became the Director of the 'London Film Festival'! He has been attending prestigious international film festivals for the last so many years. In 1977 he was a member of the Jury at 'Berlin International Film Festival' and in 2008 at 'Moscow International Film Festival'!

I first met Mr. Derek Malcolm in our 'International Film Festival of India' ('IFFI') held at New Delhi many years ago!..And met in 'IFFI' at Goa also!

Wishing all the best to him!!

- Manoj Kulkarni
['Chitrasrushti', Pune, India]

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