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SAI: Film Screening: Kangal Malsat (War Cry of the Beggars, 2013)

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Barnard Hall, Room 304

Kangal Malsat
(War Cry of the Beggars, 2013)
in Bengali with English subtitles, 183 minutes

A film screening and discussion with director Suman Mukhopadhyay
Moderated by Partha Chatterjee (Departments of Anthropology and MESAAS)

Co-sponsored by Barnard College and the Film Program of the School of the Arts

Suman Mukhopadhyay is an Indian filmmaker and theatre director. His debut film Herbert was awarded the Silver Lotus, the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali in 2006. Chaturanga (2008), his second film, was based on the Tagore novel and screened at many national and international festivals, and honored with awards in Sarajevo, Philadelphia, and Mexico. His most recent film, Kangal Malsat is based on the novel with same title written by Nabarun Bhattacharya and was released in India in August 2013.

Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Held Auditorium, 204 Barnard Hall, Barnard College, entrance at 118th and Broadway

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Categories: Arts: Film