September 17th 8:00 pm “The Namesake”
Directed by Mira Nair
starring Kal Penn, Irrfan Kahn, Tabu
When the the Ganguli family moves from Calcutta to New York, they embark upon a lifelong balancing act to meld into a new world without forgetting the old. Though parents Ashoke and Ashima long for the family and culture that enveloped them in India, they take great pride in the opportunities their sacrifices have afforded their children. Paradoxically, their son Gogol is torn between finding his own unique identity without losing his heritage. Even Gogol’s name represents the family’s journey into the unknown.
Following tonight’s film we will be hosting a Q&A with Allyson Johnson the film editor of ” The Namesake”
click on the link below to view the trailer