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Rabindranath Tagore 150th Anniversary with Aparna Sen
April 22, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
| Nickelodeon Theater
Aparna Sen starred at age 16 in Samapti, directed by Satyajit Ray, in 1961. Based on a story by the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore, it was her very first film. Since then Sen has achieved critical acclaim, both nationally and internationally, as an actress and a feminist filmmaker.
On April 21 (Media Theater, UCSC, 5 PM) Ms. Sen will appear on stage after the screening of Samapti, an hour- long film. She will speak on Tagore’s great cultural and literary heritage. (admission free)
On April 22 there will be a screening ofst The Japanese Wife, directed by Ms. Sen, at Nickelodeon at 2 pm. (Nickelodeon, 210 Lincoln Street, Santa Cruz, 95060. Call: 831.426.7511 for reservation)
Ms. Sen will appear on stage for brief Question & Answer sessions after the screening of both the films.
Presented by: Satyajit Ray Film & Study Center, UCSC & ICCR, New Delhi for more information call us 831.459.4012/459.2696, or visit http://satyajitray.ucsc.edu/news.htm