Friday, May 13, 2016
9:30 PM–11:15 PM
2001, India/USA, Mira Nair, 114 min.
Introduced by theater directorAnne Bogart
Secrets, traditions, and Western technology mix when an Indian family gets together for a four-day wedding celebration during the monsoon season in New Delhi. Mira Nair takes us to the heart of a vital tradition in Indian culture in this film that is equal parts comedic and dramatic and, in true Bollywood spirit, musical.
About the Speaker
Anne Bogart is a prolific and award-winning American theater and opera director. She is currently one of the artistic directors of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She is also a professor at Columbia University, where she runs the graduate directing concentration, and is the author of three books of essays on theater making.
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