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The Bard in Bollywood: Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy

11/15/2016 7:30 PM

The Bard in Bollywood: Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy
The Bard in Bollywood Film SeriesTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016, 7:30 – 9:30PM EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME
Location Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall, Level Three
University Event Topic Arts
Department/Organization Carlos Museum

In conjunction with the exhibition of Shakespeare’s First Folio,
the Carlos will screen Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy, which brought the Indian filmmaker and composer international critical acclaim.
Deepika Bahri, of Emory’s English Department, will introduce the series, which opens with Maqbool, Bhardwaj’s interpretation of Macbeth set against the backdrop of Mumbai’s criminal underworld.

On November 8, the trilogy continues with Omkara, Shakespeare’s Othello amid the intertwined worlds of politics and organized crime in Bhardwaj’s native Uttar Pradesh.

The series concludes on November 15 with the acclaimed Haider, which sets Hamlet during the 1995 insurgency in Kashmir, with Shahid Kapoor as Haider and Irrfan Khan as the ghost of the king.

These screenings are free and open to the Emory community and the public.

The Bhojanic Food Truck will arrive at the Carlos at 6:30 pm, offering Indian street food to moviegoers.

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