Monday, October 31, 2011

An Evening with Award-Winning Director and Screenwriter Deepa Mehta

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute invite you and a guest to attend An Evening with Award-Winning Director and Screenwriter Deepa Mehta.

Deepa Mehta is one of Canada’s most influential and respected filmmakers. Her movies have received numerous awards and played at every major film festival; she has received honourary degrees, tributes and awards around the world, including the prestigious CineAsia “Best Director Award.” Her film Water was nominated for an Academy Award as best Foreign Language Film

The director will present in person clips from her current project Midnight's Children adapted from Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize-winning novel of the same title. Using magical realism, it tells the story of India's transition from British colonialism to independence and the partition of India.

A discussion and Q&A will follow. After that, there will be a free and public screening of Bollywood/Hollywood where she will introduce the film.

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