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SAI Event Type : Film Event


Satyam Shivam Sundaram (Love Sublime/Love, Truth and Beauty)

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Sun, Sep 16, 2012 from 07:00pm — 09:00pm

AJ KAPOOR FILM SERIES presented by: SOUTH ASIA INITIATIVE AND THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE Directed by Raj Kapoor, India, 1978 There is nothing quite like Satyam Shivam Sundaram: it’s a meditation on love and beauty, a raunchy, Russ-Meyer-esque T&A melodrama, an exposé of the dangers of rural electrification and a throwback psychedelic musical.

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SAI Film Event

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Thu, Feb 14, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Stir. Fry. Simmer Vani Subramanian, Film Maker; Visiting Fellow, Cornell University Chair: Theodore Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Japanese Studies & Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University The film screening (54 minutes) will be followed by a discussion with the film maker. Reception to follow film screening and discussion Co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of […]

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Quarter Number 4/11 – Film Event

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Fri, Dec 7, 2012 from 05:30pm — 08:00pm

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CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

RESCHEDULED: NEW DATE & TIME   Ranu Ghosh, Documentary Director and Screenplay Writer Jaya Bhagat, Edward S. Mason Fellow 2013, Harvard Kennedy School Ajantha Subramanian, Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University Quarter Number 4/11 is a ground zero perspective of urban real estate development, as witnessed by director/cinematographer Ranu Ghosh and narrated through the plight of […]

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Meera Nam Joker (My Name Is Joker)

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Sat, Sep 15, 2012 from 07:00pm — 09:00pm

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Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

RAJ KAPOOR FILM SERIES presented by: SOUTH ASIA INITIATIVE AND THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE Directed by Raj Kapoor, India, 1970 Kapoor’s legendary film maudit, about a mopey, love-obsessed clown and his three pathetically failed love affairs is a compulsively watchable, astonishing train wreck of a film.

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Jagte Raho (Stay Awake)

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Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 04:30pm

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Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

RAJ KAPOOR FILM SERIES presented by: SOUTH ASIA INITIATIVE AND THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE Directed by Raj Kapoor, India, 1956 A Chaplinesque tramp gets more than he bargained for when he wanders into a luxury apartment building in search of a glass of water.

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Film Event: Saving Face

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Thu, Oct 4, 2012 from 05:30pm — 07:30pm

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CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

2012 Academy Award for Documentary, Short Subject Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Daniel Junge Every year, hundreds of people- mostly women- are attacked with acid in Pakistan.Saving Face follows several of these survivors, their fight for justice, and a London-based reconstructive surgeon who has returned to his homeland of Pakistan to help them restore their […]

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Film Screening: Little Zizou and Q&A with director Sooni Taraporevala

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Sat, Oct 27, 2012 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

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Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

Join internationally acclaimed filmmaker Sooni Taraporevala for a screening of her film and Q&A afterwards, as part of an ongoing exhibit at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts of her photography, Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India (Oct. 25 – Dec. 20).   Little Zizou is a comedy for all ages. It is the rambunctious […]

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DAIRA

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Thu, Jul 11, 2013 from 05:30pm — 08:30pm

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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

DAIRA (“Circle”) is a 2002 Pakistani movie based on the international bestseller Moth Smoke, authored by Mohsin Hamid. Set in Lahore, DAIRA is a film about givings and misgivings, love and deceit, or as Hamid puts it, the “cooled” and the “uncooled.” It is a story of the vicious circle of love, lust, longing, and […]

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Boot Polish

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Sun, Sep 9, 2012 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

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Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

RAJ KAPOOR FILM SERIES presented by: SOUTH ASIA INITIATIVE AND THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE Directed by Raj Kapoor, India, 1953 A tear-jerking neorealist tale in the mold of Vittorio De Sica’s Shoeshine, Boot Polish follows an orphaned brother and sister who are forced by their horrid aunt to beg on the streets, until their lives are torn apart by […]

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Bobby

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Mon, Sep 10, 2012 from 07:00pm — 09:00pm

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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

RAJ KAPOOR FILM SERIES presented by: SOUTH ASIA INITIATIVE AND THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE Directed by Raj Kapoor, India, 1973 Raj Kapoor’s charming paean to youth, starring his son Rishi, follows a young couple who hit the road pursued by a zany horde of bounty hunting bandits.

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Barsaat (Monsoon)

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Fri, Sep 14, 2012 from 07:00pm — 09:00pm

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Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

RAJ KAPOOR FILM SERIES presented by: SOUTH ASIA INITIATIVE AND THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE Directed by Raj Kapoor, India, 1949 Raj Kapoor’s first megahit shuttles between the stories of a romantic idealist and his more carnally-driven best friend, who both meet and romance the daughters of innkeepers.

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