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Global Lens Film Series 2013: Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights
Thursday, September 12, 2013
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Global Lens 2013 -- a free film and discussion series.
This series is a curated program of international feature films selected for their authentic voice, strong cinematics and unique cultural perspective opening a window to the diverse world in which we live.
A series of 5 films will be shown at 6:00 pm on Thursday evenings from September 12 through November 7 in the auditorium of Providence Public Library, (150 Empire Street, Providence). The public is invited to attend the free screenings and to participate in the short discussions after each film led by members of the Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity Committee.
The series has been developed by the Global Film Initiative, which was created to promote cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema.
SHYAMAL UNCLE TURNS OFF THE LIGHTS
Director: Suman Ghosh India, 2012
U.S. premiere. An 80-year-old Kolkata retiree is determined to get the streetlights turned off after sunrise, but finding someone to take him seriously proves a battle against an indifferent bureaucracy and a complacent status quo.
2012 Busan IFF.
Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours.
Bring ticket for stamping at the Library.