The latest season returns with a celebration of Irrfan Khan, including a One Hour Intro from co-curator Omar Ahmed, giving an insight into the actor’s career, and screenings of The Namesake and The Warrior. The season also includes a focus on Bengali cinema.
HIghlights this year includ the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival guesting with its super-hit ‘Too Desi Too Queer’ programme, a dynamic and thought-provoking selection of recent LGBTQIA+ short films exploring the lives, experiences and well-being of South Asian LGBTQIA+ communities in the Subcontinent and diaspora. (Wed 29 Sep at 6.30). And ‘The Warrior’ (pictured here), set in feudal Rajasthan, and examining a guilt-ridden warrior who renounces violence and undergoes a spiritual journey in one of the most accomplished directorial debuts in British cinema. (Sat 2 Oct at 6.30).
Click below to take a look at the whole impressive programme.
- Suzy Prince
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- Sat 25 Sep 2021