South Asian Films in Focus – Nobel Thief

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South Asian Films in Focus – Nobel Thief

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 11 November 2012

Director – Suman Ghosh
Country – India
Language – Bangla (English subtitles)
Duration – 100 minutes
Rating – M (Mature themes)

The Nobel Medal of Indian Poet Rabindra Nath Tagore was stolen in 2004 and never found. This film is a fictional account of what might have happened to the medal. A poor farmer accidentally finds the medal lying outside his house. He attempts to return the medal but is dragged into selling it with the help of his friend in Kolkatta, and along the way comes to learn about Tagore and his philosophy.

This feature is screened with the short film Memoirs – an old man sits in a small coffee bar and reflects on his life, how it has changed and how he ended up all alone.

Dates & Times:
5pm, Sunday 11 November

Adult $10, Parramasala 7 Film Package $50*
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100 minutes

Ticket Prices

Adult $10
7 Film Package $50

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