Astu, directed by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar, and starring Dr. Mohan Agashe, focuses on a retired Sanskrit professor who suffers from Alzheimer’s and goes missing while travelling with his daughter.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with:
Dr. Mohan Agashe, actor, psychiatrist, and consultant in mental health
Professor Arthur Kleinman, Director of the Harvard Asia Center; Professor of Anthropology, Psychiatry and Medical Anthropology
Professor Diana Eck, Fredric Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry in Society, Harvard University
Dr. Ruth Barron, Cambridge Health Alliance and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Cosponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center