Film Series continues at UMD with "Earth"

"Earth," a 1999 film from India directed by Deepa Mehta, will be shown on Friday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9.

Film Series continues at UMD with Earth
 
Earth, a 1999 film from India directed by Deepa Mehta, will be shown on Friday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9. 
 
The free film is the fourth in the university’s Spring International Film Series and will be introduced by Professor Charles White. Earth is a love story set within the social upheaval and violence of India, 1947. Shanta, the beautiful nanny of a wealthy family falls in love with Hassam, a worker for peace. The match is dangerous in a country torn apart by religious differences. The film is presented in Hindi, Urdu, Parsee, and Punjabi.
 
The College of Visual and Performing Arts, The College of Arts and Sciences, and the UMass Dartmouth Library made funding for the program possible. For more information, contact (508) 999-8285 or cwhite@umassd.edu.

 


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