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27th April, 2016

Indian Shakespeares on Screen

Event Details

Date:
27th April, 2016
Time:
9am - 6pm
End Date:
30th April, 2016
Venue:
Asia House, London

A festival of talks, film workshops and movie memorabilia at Asia House, London 27 – 29 April.

Screenings with Q&A: Vishal Bhardwaj’s celebrated Shakespeare trilogy Maqbool, Omkara, Haider at the British Film Institute, London 29 – 30 April

Keynote panel: Vishal Bhardwaj and his scriptwriters in discussion

  • Vishal Bhardwaj, Director: Maqbool, Omkara, Haider.
  • Abbas Tyrewala (Writer, Maqbool, 2004)
  • Robin Bhatt and Abhishek Chaubey (Writer, Omkara, 2006)
  • Basharat Peer (Writer, Haider, 2014)

Highlights

  • Talks: By leading academics, journalists and filmmakers
  • Exclusive: A preview of the trailer and an introduction to the director of the new Indian Shakespeare film set to premier at Toronto in Sepetember 2016
  • Exhibition: Original Posters, scripts and clips from the National Film Archive of India regarding Shakespeare in Indian Cinema – never seen before in the UK.
  • Screenings: with Q&A, Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy Maqbool, Omkara, Haider at the British Film Institute, London 29 – 30 April

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