Elizabeth Ekadashi

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Film:

Elizabeth Ekadashi

Showtimes:

Thursday Jan 07 01:00 PM
Wednesday Jan 13 01:00 PM
Thursday Jan 21 07:30 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre

Price:

Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00


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About the Film:

Part of the Bollywood Film Festival 2016

Dir: Paresh Mokashi. India. 2014. 90 min. Marathi with English subtitles.

A tender, moving tale of compassion, friendship and childhood at its best, Elizabeth Ekadashi captures the story of two siblings, Dnyaana and Zendu, and their love for their prized possession—Elizabeth, a beloved bicycle handcrafted by their late father. Set in the pilgrim town of Pandharpur in Maharashtra, Elizabeth Ekadashi follows the siblings after the bank repossesses their mother’s precious knitting machine and Elizabeth must be sold in order to reclaim it. With high hopes and endless optimism, Dnyanesh and Zendu sneak out to the streets and devise a plan to raise the money on their own.

Note: Screenings on January 17, at 11:10am and 1pm, are part of Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday's free programming. Other screenings require a ticket purchase.

See the trailer. *Please note that although the trailer is unsubtitled, the film will be screened with English subtitles.

Read the Hollywood Reporter review.

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