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Queen of Katwe | New Directions in Indian Cinema

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Institute for South Asia Studies

Berkeley, CA 94720

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ISAS is proud to announce the 5th Sarah Kailath Memorial Lecture - a lecture series on the theme of Women and Leadership. This lecture series has been established in memory of Sarah Kailath (February 5 1941 - October 15, 2008), a long-time supporter of CSAS’s mission and activities and in whose name the center holds an endowed chair titled the "Sarah Kailath Chair in India Studies."

Our fifth Sarah Kailath Memorial lecture will be delivered by acclaimed film director Mira Nair.

Preceding Mira Nair's lecture on Sunday, May 7, we will be screening the following selected films from her vast collection.

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.

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