Tuesday, 22 October, 7:00 PM
Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill
Ackland Film Forum: Geet Gaya Patharon Ne (V. Shantaram, 1964)
Free with student ID; $4 for all others. Tickets available at the Varsity Theatre Box Office.
In this classic Bollywood film, a young man (Vijay) descended from a long line of temple sculptors refuses to practice this craft until he becomes inspired by the sight of a woman (Vidya) for whom he falls. Vijay convinces Vidya to run away to marry him in spite of his poverty, but the couple encounter many obstacles and their tale ends in heartbreak. In Hindi w/ English subtitles. 162 min. Part of the Ackland Film Forum’s “Art of Bollywood” film series.