South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

RTF Community Screening - "BARFI!" 100 years of Bollywood

Thu, November 14, 2013 | Belo Center for New Media, 2nd floor Auditorium

6:00 PM

Join the UT Radio-Television-Film department and the South Asia Institute in celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema with a free screening of BARFI!, India's 2012 official entry for Best Foreign Film nomination to the Academy Awards. Associate Professor Shanti Kumar will introduce the film and be available for a Q&A afterwards.

Set in the 1970s in a pretty corner of India, BARFI! is the story of three young people who learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's norms of normal and abnormal.

Belo Center for New Media, 2nd floor Auditorium

Shanti Kumar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film and a faculty affiliate in the Department of Asian Studies, the Center for Asian-American Studies and the South Asia Institute at the University of Texas-Austin. He serves on the Advisory Committee of the South Asia Institute, and has been a member of the Executive Committee at the Center for Asian-American Studies.

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