Arts and Entertainment

P.C. hosts Bengali film

A Bengali film that premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in January will be screened at Peninsula College’s Magic of Cinema at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Maier Performance Hall on the Peninsula COllege campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

 

The film, "Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights," is from Global Lens 2013, part of the Global Film Initiative, and is co-sponsored by the Port Townsend Film Institute and Goddard College.

 

Directed by Suman Ghosh, the film tells the story of an 80-year-old Kolkata retiree who is on a mission to get his neighborhood streetlights turned off after sunrise after he notices they stay on all day as well. The film is based on a real incident and the 80-year-old protagonist plays himself in the film.

 

Admission to the film is $5; Peninsula College students are admitted free-of-charge with a current student ID.

 

The next film in the series is "The Invisible War," screened on Nov. 8.

 

For more details on the films and other upcoming events, visit the college website at www.pencol.edu or www.facebook.com/PeninsulaCollege.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 15 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates