Literature Panel: Celluloid Lives
This discussion moderated by Lalitha Gopalan explores film biography and autobiography as a personalized account of the evolution of film in India with panelists Girish Karnad, Sharmila Tagore, and Sadanand Menon.
- Sat., Mar. 19, 2011, 4:30 PM
- Terrace Theater
- 90 minutes
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Moderator: Lalitha Gopalan
FREE, no tickets required
Since the 1950s, cinema has evolved to dominate India's imagination. This panel explores film biography and autobiography as a personalized account of this evolution as experienced by those most intimately involved. Girish Karnad is a multiple award-winning playwright, actor, and director. Sharmila Tagore is an icon of the silver screen and was the young heroine of early Satyajit Ray films. Sadanand Menon is a notable film critic, journalist, chronicler of Tamil cinema, and cultural commentator.
Part of maximum INDIA.
Presented in cooperation with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi and Embassy of India, Washington, DC.
Indra K. Nooyi
David M. Rubenstein
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani
The HRH Foundation
Major support is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein.
Additional support is provided by the Trehan Foundation, Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani, Amway Corporation, and RB Properties Inc.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.