Video: Scorsese on Satyajit Ray

'The Chess Players'

‘The Chess Players’

Martin Scorsese introduces a retrospective of Satyajit Ray films at the Smithsonian Institution in 2009. He talks about what it was like to watch his first Satyajit Ray film on New York local television (“with commercials, dubbed in English”), how living in Little Italy was like living in an Indian village, and an introduction to Ray’s The Chess Players.

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