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Past, Present, Future: Indian Cinema at 100 presents "I Am"

Event Type
University Library
Knight Auditorium at the Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
Nov 1, 2013   7:00 pm  
Rini Mehta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Free and open to the public
Mara Thacker
Originating Calendar
International and Area Studies Library

The seventh movie at the on-going film series celebrating the centennial of Indian cinema is Onir's "I Am" (2003). 110 mins.

In observance of the centenary of Indian cinema, the University of Illinois Library, faculty from Cinema Studies and Comparative and World Literature present “Past, Present, Future: Indian Cinema at 100,” a forum dedicated to examining the origins, evolution, and future of Indian cinema in both local and global contexts.This landmark event, marking one hundred years of innovation, growth, and productivity by the world’s largest, most prolific, and most culturally diverse film industry provides a unique opportunity for the University of Illinois to recognize the artistic, cultural, and historical contributions Indian cinema has made over the last century.

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Illinois Library; the Spurlock Museum; the Center for Advanced Study; the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; the University of Illinois Office of Public Engagement; the Program in Gender and Women's Studies; the LGBT Resource Center; the Program in Comparative and World Literatures; the Department of English; and the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics at the University of Illinois.

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