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Awaara (The Vagabond)

START
Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 07:00pm

END
Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 09:00pm

VENUE
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, 1951

One of the greatest and most famous Indian films ever made, Awaara was a global sensation and marks the first appearance of the tramp persona that would make Raj Kapoor famous: a sly, sexy bandit, a carefree underdog who could charm a rock .



Amar Akbar Anthony

START
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 05:30pm

END
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 08:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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

Amar Akbar Anthony is a 1977 Bollywood film about three brothers who were separated during childhood and who grew up in three separate homes, adopting different religions. The film was directed by Manmohan Desai and features Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, and Rishi Kapoor. Amar Akbar Anthony was the biggest blockbuster of 1977 and won several Filmfare awards. We encourage you to join us! This film screening is open to the public.

 


Aag (Fire)

START
Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 07:00pm

END
Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 09:00pm

VENUE
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, 1948

Raj Kapoor’s first film as director and star, the brooding, noir-ish Aag often feels like a 1930s Hollywood melodrama with an expressionistic twist, and with a distinct influence from Citizen Kane in its complex flashback structure.


Holy Kitchens Series: True Business

START
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 05:00pm

END
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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

A film about the Sikh culture of generosity and sharing through the tradition of their community kitchens.

 

Presented by Vikas Khanna, Michelin Starred Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, film maker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India.

Introduction by Harpreet Singh, College Fellow and member of faculty in the Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Chair, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Director, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Initiative, the Harvard Foundation, and the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Read more here.