FILM SCREENING | Wed, April 5 @ 5:30 pm in 10 Stephens Hall: The Reluctant Fundamentalist | New Directions in Indian Cinema The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a 2012 political thriller drama film based on the 2007 novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid, directed by Mira Nair, starring Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson in lead.
FILM SCREENING | Wed, April 12 @ 5 pm in 10 Stephens Hall: The Namesake | New Directions in Indian Cinema The Namesake is a 2006 Indian-American drama film which was released in the United States on 9 March 2007, following screenings at film festivals in Toronto and New York City.
FILM SCREENING | Wed, April 19 @ 5 pm in 10 Stephens Hall: Mississippi Masala | New Directions in Indian Cinema Mississippi Masala a 1991 romantic drama film directed by Mira Nair, based upon a screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala, starring Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, and Roshan Seth.
FILM SCREENING | Wed, April 26 @ 5 pm in 10 Stephens Hall: Queen of Katwe | New Directions in Indian Cinema Queen of Katwe (2016) is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess.
LECTURE | Sunday, May 7 @ 3 pm in Chevron Auditorium, International House: The 5th Sarah Kailath Memorial Lecture by Mira Nair This lecture series has been established in memory of Sarah Kailath (February 5 1941 - October 15, 2008), a long-time supporter of ISASs mission and activities and in whose name the center holds an endowed chair titled the "Sarah Kailath Chair in India Studies.".
PLAY | Friday, May 5 to June 25 at the Berkeley Rep: Monsoon Wedding: The Musical Award-winning film director Mira Nair brings her exuberant and sumptuous Monsoon Wedding to Berkeley Reps stage in this highly anticipated world premiere musical.