SAI Event Type : Film Event


India’s Daughter: Film Screening and Discussion

India’s Daughter: Film Screening and Discussion
In collaboration with the Office of Student Affairs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Asia Center are co-sponsoring a film screening of “India’s Daughter,” followed by a discussion...

Sita Sings the Blues

Sita Sings the Blues

“I am enchanted. I am swept away. I am smiling from one end of the film to the other.”

This was film critic Roger Ebert’s reaction to Nina Paley’s Sita Sings the Blues (2008), an animated film that follows two parallel stories. The first is the ancient tale of Sita, the heroine of the Hindu mythological story of the Ramayana, and the second is the modern biographical tale of Nina, the filmmaker herself.

Nostalgia for the Future

Nostalgia for the Future

The film opens the discipline of architecture and filmmaking to self-critique and looks at the way that they imagine and construct a nation and its citizen.

Water by Deepa Mehta

Water by Deepa Mehta
Join us for a screening of Deepa Mehta’s acclaimed film Water (2005; 115 min.), part of the Elements trilogy. Set in 1938 Colonial India, against Mahatma Gandhi’s rise to power, the story begins when eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu...

Film Screening and Q+A with Deepa Mehta: Anatomy of Violence

Film Screening and Q+A with Deepa Mehta: Anatomy of Violence
Film Screening Deepa Mehta, Filmmaker Deepa Mehta will be screening her latest movie ‘The Anatomy of Violence’ on the sidelines of the India Conference. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Ms. Deepa Mehta, a UN representative, Harvard...

Postponed: Film Screening (TBD)

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Cosponsored Event Cosponsored with Asia Center

POSTPONED: Film Screening: Baghban

POSTPONED: Film Screening: Baghban
This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Cosponsored Event An elderly couple wish their children to care for them in their old age. But their children see and treat them as a burden, and they must struggle to regain their worth and...

POSTPONED: Film Screening: For Fun

POSTPONED: Film Screening: For Fun
This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Cosponsored Event A charming story of a group of senior citizens who set up a Peking Opera club in hopes of finding revitalization through singing and dancing. Fast paced and delightful....

POSTPONED: Film Screening: Old Partner

POSTPONED: Film Screening: Old Partner
This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Cosponsored Event An elderly farmer lives out his final days with his wife and a loyal ox in the Korean countryside. Cosponsored with the Asia Center
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