A rare chance to see Aparna Sen’s classic film on the big screen.
This screening will now take place at the nearby Curzon Bloomsbury Cinema. The Brunswick Centre, London, WC1N 1AW (nearest tube Russell Square).
In the acclaimed first film made by actor and director Aparna Sen, a young couple befriend Violet Stoneham, an Anglo-Indian teacher living alone in Kolkata and nursing a love of Shakespeare and literature.
But is their friendship as genuine as Violet believes? A moving meditation on aging, loss and loneliness, 36 Chowringhee Lane was listed by the BFI as one of ‘100 overlooked films directed by women’.
The screening will be preceded by an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with filmmaker Aparna Sen, with the film itself at 15:15.
All tickets are just £3.
Director: Aparna Sen
Runtime: 122 mins
Image: Engraving from VT 1623(b), Bengali translation of Charles Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare.
This event will not be live-streamed.
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