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The Namesake | 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 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. The Namesake depicts the struggles of Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli (Irrfan Khan and Tabu), first-generation immigrants from the East Indian state of West Bengal to the United States, and their American-born children Gogol (Kal Penn) and Sonia (Sahira Nair).

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