Film Circle Screening

Saptapadi

(Bengali/1961/149min/35mm with Eng. subtitles)

2022-09-03

Director : Ajoy Kar, During WWII an army doctor is brought a drunken Anglo-Indian woman, whom he’d once loved, for treatment.

Kwaidan

(Japanese/1965/162min/35mm with Eng. subtitles)

2022-09-10

Director : Masaki Kobayashi, Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning “ghost story,” this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his rescue comes at a cost. Blind musician Hoichi is forced to perform for an audience of ghosts. An author relates the story of a samurai who sees another warrior’s reflection in his teacup.

Marhi Da Deeva

(Punjabi/1989/115min/DVD with Eng. subtitles)

2022-09-17

Director : Surinder Singh, Dalit Jagseer Singh’s troubles do not seem to end in this poignant portrayal of life in a small village of Punjab in newly independent India.

Khun-Bas

(Farsi/1992/116min/35mm with Eng. subtitles)

2022-09-24

Director : Naser Gholamrezaei, A story of “Khun-bas” (a historical ceremony that stops murdering each other, by a forcible marriage) Two groups of people of a village in Khorramabad, fight each other. during this fight, “Aziz-bak” is murdered etc.