Omkara

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Film:

Omkara

Showtimes:

Tuesday Nov 27 01:00 PM
Tuesday Nov 27 07:30 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre


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About the Film:

Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. India, 2006, 155 mins. Hindi with English subtitles

Set in modern India against the backdrop of political warfare in Uttar Pradesh, this stunning adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello tells the story of a misguided political candidate torn apart by suspicion after a trusted lieutenant questions his wife’s fidelity. Starring Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, and Kareena Kapoor.

See the trailer.

Special guest at 7:30pm: Urvashi Chakravarty, Assistant Professor of English at University Hawai'i, Manoa, introduces the film and leads a post-screening Q+A. Chakravarty teaches Shakespeare and Film, Studies of Drama, Literary History, and Renaissance British Literature.

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