And who can blame them?

I  received this message from a friend, forwarded (with picture included) from a New York University cinema studies list…

The Department of Cinema Studies’


A weekly public gathering of the Cinema Studies community, designed to foster the exchange of ideas between students, faculty, and guests. Refreshments provided at all events.


Faculty Film Night

Richard Allen – Pakeezah

Professor Richard Allen presents one of his favorite films:  Pakeezah (1972, Kamal Amrohi, 126 minutes).  Discussion to follow.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 6:15PM
Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway, Room 648, Michelson Theater


I searched a little for more info…  I couldn’t find it, but I did find these things:

A Heart of Gold:  Pakeezah and the Hindi Courtesan Film

Body and Soul:  Pakeezah and the Parameters of Classical Indian Cinema

Beyond Pakeezah

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