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Year of India Event: Representing South Asia on Film—Part 1

Date: 10/24/2012
Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

36 Chowringhee Lane



Serinity Young, adjunct assistant professor in QC’s Department of Classical, Middle Eastern & Asian Languages & Cultures, introduces 36 Chowringhee Lane, a nuanced examination of complex class and intergenerational relations in India. In this 1981 film, Aparna Sen, one of her nation’s first female movie directors, depicts how a young couple exploits their relationship with an isolated elderly Anglo-Indian woman to use her home as their illicit love nest.


Hosted by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum

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