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Film: Devi (1960)

In this Satyajit Ray classic, a young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal landlord, envisions her as the Goddess Kali. The woman herself starts believing that she is an avatar, and that belief soon turns to tragedy.

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With an introduction and post-screening Q&A with actress Sharmila Tagore and Satyajit Ray scholar Dilip Basu

In Devi, a young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal landlord, envisions her as the Goddess Kali. The woman herself starts believing that she is an avatar, and that belief soon turns to tragedy. One of Satyajit Ray's classics, the film is an interesting take on how women were simultaneously oppressed and deified by society. In Bengali with English subtitles. Restored by the Satyajit Ray Preservation Project at the Academy Film Archive with funding from the Film Foundation. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.

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