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SAI Event Type : Film Event


Film Screening: Bawandar

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Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 06:00pm

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CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138


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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Film Screening Based on a true story that sent shock waves through India in 1992, this drama concerns Sanwari (Nandita Das), a lower-caste woman with a husband, Sohan (Raghuvir Yadav), and two children, who is raising her family in a rural village. While it’s generally Sanwari’s nature to mind her own business and take […]

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Broken Memory, Shining Dust

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Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 05:00pm

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CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

Film Screening Depicts the extraordinary journey of Kashmiri women from loss, separation, pain, anger, helplessness to hope, faith, grit and determination thrown up by tragedies and circumstances around them. The film is about ‘women in wait’ for their loved ones, who went missing in the conflict ridden valley of Kashmir, India, in last two decades. […]

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Love, War & Other Longings

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 - Sun, Nov 2, 2014

Pakistani Film Festival Cosponsored by the Brown University India Initiative    Fri Oct 31: Hallow’s Eve: Chainsaw Spatter 6:00 pm Zibaah Khana (77minutes) Sat Nov 1: Saint’s Day: Directors in Conversation 11:20 am A Brief History of Pakistani Cinema Lecture by Iftikhar Dadi 12:00 pm Josh (104 minutes) 2:00 pm Q+A with Josh Director, Iram Parveen […]

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Summer Film Series: Matir Moina (The Clay Bird)

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Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

The film is set against the backdrop of unrest in East Pakistan in the late 1960s leading up to the Bangladesh War of Liberation. In this setting, a small family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world. All film screenings are free and open […]

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Summer Film Series: Josh (Against the Grain)

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Fatima, a committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan high life in Karachi, has her life shattered when her nanny, Nusrat, inexplicably disappears. Josh is the story of Fatima’s search, despite the warning of her friends and family, for a dangerous truth in Nusrat’s feudal village. Musically intense and colorfully raw, JOSH takes a sneak peek inside […]

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Summer Film Series: Teesri Kasam

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Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

(India, 1966) After nearly getting arrested, Hiraman promises to himself that he will never assist any black-marketeer nor transport bamboo. He manages to save enough money to buy another cart, and is hired to take an attractive woman, Hira Bai, on a 30-hour ride to a Mela. He subsequently falls in love with her – little […]

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Summer Film Series: The Lady

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Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

(UK/France, 2011) While Aung San Suu Kyi becomes the core of Burma’s democracy movement the relationship she shares with her husband struggles to endure against a background of political turmoil and sacrifice. All films screenings are free and open to the community.

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Summer Film Series: Pakeezah

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Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

(India, 1972) A girl, whose mother dies of sorrow from her husband’s family’s rejection, grows up singing and dancing like her mother. She works as a dancing girl and is courted by a prince, but can think only of a man she has never met, who left her a message on the train. She dreams […]

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Summer Film Series: Guide

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Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

(India, 1966) After being released from prison for Forgery and Theft, Multi-linguist Raju (Dev Anand) reflects on his life as a Guide; his meeting with the daughter of a prostitute, Rosie (Waheeda Rehman), who was unhappily married to Marco (Kishore Sahu), and wants to take up acting and dancing as a career. Rosie separates and […]

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Film Preview: Rehaai

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Tue, Mar 25, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Film Screening: 4:00PM – 4:30PM; Q&A with Director: 4:30PM – 5:30PM Roshaneh Zafar, Managing Director, Kashf Foundation  Chair: Asim Khwaja, Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development, Harvard Kennedy School Kashf Foundation is the one of the leading micro-finance providers in Pakistan, with special outreach to women headed businesses. Rehaii, is […]

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Shamans of the Blind Country

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Tue, Apr 15, 2014 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

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CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

SAI Film Screening Part 1: April 14, 5:30 PM, Tsai Auditorium, CGIS S010, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA Part 2: April 15, 6:00 PM, Lecture Hall, Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA Michael Oppitz, Professor emeritus of ethnography, University of Zurich & former director of the Ethnographic Museum Chair:Jinah Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art […]

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Film Screening: Red Ant Dream

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Wed, Mar 26, 2014 from 04:30pm — 07:00pm

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CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138


VENUE
Science Center Hall E

ADDRESS
Science Center Hall E
1 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA

South Asia Institute Film Event Film Screening: 4:30PM – 6:30PM; Q&A with Director: 6:30PM – 7:00PM Sanjay Kak, Indian Documentary Filmmaker Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Harvard University ‘Let us declare that the state of war does exist and shall exist’, the revolutionary patriot Bhagat Singh had said almost a hundred years ago, […]

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