Theme Semester Media Series: Ramayana & Sita Sings the Blues


Feb
24
2014

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  • Host Department: Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)
  • Date: 02/24/2014
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Location: 2435 North Quad

  • Description:

    Ramayana

    The Lord incarnated upon the earth nine times. The seventh was known as "Ram Avatar." Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is the story of the incarnation. It covers the entire story in detail up to Ram's coronation.

    Director: Ramanand Sagar
      

    Sita Sings the Blues

    An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

    Director: Nina Paley

    Information taken from the Internet Movie Database (IMBD