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3rd i Films: BHOPAL EXPRESS

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Date:
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Anuj Vaidya
Location Details:
Pacific Film Archive, 2575 Bancroft Way @ Bowditch, Berkeley, CA 94720

3rd i South Asian Independent Film presents:

3rd i's Green Eye
In May, we commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Bhopal tragedy, in conjunction with the Bhopal Survivors Tour.

Bhopal Express, a film by Mahesh Mathai
(1999, India, 100 mins, In Hindi with English subtitles)
Copresented with: AID, Berkeley; and the Center for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley

When: May 28, 2009, Thursday, 7pm
Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, 2575 Bancroft Way @ Bowditch, Berkeley 94720
Cost: FREE

Mahesh Mathai's critically acclaimed debut feature, Bhopal Express, is based on a true story of one of the largest industrial tragedies ever. Often dubbed as the "Hiroshima of Industrial Disasters" the 1984 gas explosion at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal killed over 16,000 people and destroyed the lives of 50,000 more. Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Zeenat Aman, Kay Kay Menon and Vijay Raaz … a powerful, gripping film that has won rave reviews in film festivals and with audiences worldwide.

Also join us on May 26 for:
The 25th Anniversary Bhopal Survivors Tour in SF-Bay Area

For more information on both programs, please visit our website at: http://www.thirdi.org/~sf/screenings.html
Added to the calendar on Thu, May 14, 2009 10:29AM
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