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Bollywood Netflix Party: Talaash (2012)

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Spurlock Museum; International and Area Studies Library
Location
online via Netflix
Virtual
Date
Aug 4, 2020   7:00 - 9:30 pm  
Speaker
Mara Thacker; Beth Watkins
Cost
free
Contact
Beth Watkins
E-Mail
spurlock-museum@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-2360
Views
12
Originating Calendar
Spurlock Museum - General

Talaash
(Dir. Reema Kagti, 2012, 2h 20min)

As he investigates a car crash on a deserted road, a police officer delves into the Mumbai underbelly and confronts his own suppressed grief. "The answer lies within," assures the film's tagline, but where? Noir touches permeate this modern mystery. 

Hosts
• Mara Thacker, Global Popular Culture and South Asian Studies Librarian,
International and Area Studies Library
• Beth Watkins, Spurlock Museum and Hindi film journalist

Event hosts will introduce the film at the start time, be available for questions as the film plays, and stay online after for Q&A.

Netflix Party information
Netflix Party enables synchronized viewing with a window for typed chat as the film plays.

This event requires use of your own Netflix account and installation of the Netflix Party extension on the Chrome browser. Netflix Party links will be posted on the Spurlock Museum event webpage and in the Facebook event information on the day of each event.

The Netflix Party extension can be downloaded from this link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/netflix-party/oocalimimngaihdkbihfgmpkcpnmlaoa?hl=en

Image courtesy of  Excel Entertainment/Aamir Khan Productions/Reliance Entertainment.

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