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WHEN

Date
Friday November 22nd, 2013
Time
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WHAT

A Hundred Years Plus One: Indian Cinema Centennial Celebration

Co- Covenors: Dr. Sushil Jain (South Asian Centre, Windsor) & Dr. Jyotika Virdi (University of Windsor)

Where: Room 202 Toldo Health Centre (corner of Fanchette & Sunset) at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

When: November 15, 16, 22 & 23

FREE ADMISSION (Limited to 150 attendees)

Films subtitled in English

RSVP on this Facebook event page and secure your spot at www.indiancentennial.yolasite.com

Questions? Pose them on the Facebook page or email the South Asian Centre at [email protected]

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15:

— 6:00PM – FILM SCREENING: Bol (2011) —

A female convict on death row and her last wish is to tell her story to the media. (Directed by Shoaib Mansoor)

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16:

— 3:00PM – FILM SCREENING: Bombay Talkies (2013) —

One hundred years of Hindi cinema is celebrated in four short stories showcasing the power of film. (Directed by Z. Akhtar, D. Banerjee, K. Johar and A. Kashyap)

— INTERMISSION —

— 6:30PM – PANEL DISCUSSION: —

Dr. Shahnaz Khan, Professor in Women, Gender and Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University: “Cinematic Agency and Regulation in Bol (Shoaib Mansoor, 2011)”

Dr. Swarnavel Eswaran Pillai, Assistant Professor in English and TISM (Telecommunications, Information Studies, and Media) at Michigan State University: “What’s Indian about Indian Cinema”

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22:

— 6:00PM – FILM SCREENING: Madras Cafe (2013) —

An Indian political action thriller about an intelligence agent and an international reporter dealing with terrorism in Sri Lanka. (Directed by Shoojit Sicar)

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

— 3:00PM – FILM SCREENING: Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) —

A story about the hair-raising minefield between love, attraction and commitment. (Directed by Maneesh Sharma)

— INTERMISSION —

— 6:30PM – PANEL DISCUSSION: —

Dr. Aswin Punathambekar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Communication at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: “Looking L.A., Talking Bombay”

Dr. Jyotika Virdi, Associate Professor, Communication, Media & Film at University of Windsor: “’Bollywood’: Indian Cinema with Transnational Aspirations?”

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Hosted by South Asian Centre Windsor in association with the University of Windsor.

Supporters: Communication, Media and Film, Communication Student Association, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Students Association, Internation Students Society, Pakistani Students Association & University of Windsor Cricket. Special thanks to VP Leo Groarke for his support!

WHERE

Location
University of Windsor
Toldo Health Education Centre, (Corner of Fanchette & Sunset) at University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario

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