This screening includes Arshinagar (City of Mirrors)
- Date and time:
- Sat, Feb 4, 2017, From 7–9:14 pm
- 2 hr 14 min
- Free, but ticketed.
Series: Fans of the Indian Cinema
Director Aparna Sen’s film is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set in contemporary urban Bengal, with warring mafia families trying to develop a local slum. Parvati Baul, a traditional Bengali itinerate Baul singer, performs dramatic songs about universal love against the backdrop of communal violence. All the dialogue in the film is in poetic couplets. In Bengali with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)