The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is to host sidebar programmes for restored classics and Indian cinema.

‘Celebrating Indian Cinema’ will include Guru Dutt’s Eternal Thirst, Ritwak Ghatak’s 1965 neorealist film The Golden Thread, Mani Kaul 1973 feature In Two Minds and Garm Hawa’s Scorching Winds.

Sidebar ‘Pieces of Time: Classic Odysseys. The Art of Preserving and Restoring Cinema’ will include Dial M for Murder, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Red Shoes and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

The festival runs from Oct 24 to Nov 2.