The Bard in Bombay – Film Festival

South Asian Film Education Society Festival 

The Bard in Bombay

November 5 – November 8: SFU and UBC

Nov. 5: SHAKESPEAREWALLA @ Asian Centre Auditorium. 1871 West Mall, UBC Point Grey Campus, 6.00 pm

Nov. 6: 6.30 pm – 7,30 pm: Keynote Address by Poonam Trivedi, “Shakespeare in India Cinema”. Room 2270, SFU Harbour Centre Campus, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Nov. 7: Conference @ SFU Harbour Centre, 10.00 am – 2.30 pm;

HAIDER and Q & A with Vishal Bhardwaj 3.00 pm -6.00 pm

Nov. 8: ANGOOR @ Room 1800-SFU Harbour Centre, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

and MAQBOOL @ Room 1800 SFU Harbour Centre, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm


Schedule for the conference on Nov. 7:

10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Paul Budra: “The Mousetrap and the Nightingale in Haider.”

Patricia Gruben: “Enemy Desire, Pants on Fire: Myths, Tropes and Fatalism in Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ramlila

Sita Thomas: “‘My lord, I fear, has forgot India’”: the Relationship Between Bollywood and Shakespeare in Much Ado About Nothing (2012) and Cymbeline (2013).”

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Sabita Majid: “When Hamlet came to Mizoram he became a Mizo: Pankaj Batavia’s film about Mizo fascination with the Bard.”

Ana Laura Magis Weinberg: “A Loving Redemption of Lady Macbeth: Nimmi in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Maqbool.”

Co-sponsored by Hari Sharma Foundation, Department of English, Simon Fraser University, Centre for Indian and South Asian Research, UBC, Department of Asian Studies, UBC, and School for Contemporary Arts, SFU.