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BEACH FILM CLUB: Virtual Discussion on "Mahānagar" (The Big City)

BEACH FILM CLUB
Watch films at your leisure in advance and then join the virtual discussions led by Shannon Skelton, Assistant Professor at K-State School of Music, Theatre and Dance. 

December 1, 2021, 7:30 p.m. Central Time (US and Canada)
Virtual discussion on The Big City 

(Mahānagar; মহানগর;) 
(1963 India)
Director: Satyajit Ray 
Streaming: Kanopy, Criterion Channel, HBO Max (free with subscription), Apple TV, Amazon 
2021 marks the centenary of the late Indian cinema master Satyajit Ray. Ray’s classic Mahānagar (The Big City) focuses on the noisy, cluttered world of modern urban life, where everyday people attempt to find meaning in a world where modernity and tradition seek co-existence. Ray builds a powerful human drama that is at once a hopeful morality tale and a commentary on the identity of the modern Indian woman. 

Join the free program via Zoom. Click here to register.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join the program. 

All virtual discussions are free and open to the public. Email questions at beachart@k-state.edu or sbskelton@k-state.edu  

This virtual event is part of the Beach Museum of Art's annual program series, Art in Motion: a tribute to Marianna’s love for lifelong learning! Marianna Kistler Beach believed in the value of art and the importance of cross-cultural understanding. The museum offers the Art in Motion programs in celebration of her work and leadership.

Wednesday, December 1 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm