Free and open to the public
In this modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet, Haider returns home to Kashmir after receiving news about his father’s disappearance. He discovers not only that his mother is having an affair with his uncle but also that his uncle is responsible for his father's gruesome murder. Haider embarks on a journey to avenge his father’s death. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj (India, 2014).
Q&A to follow with Sangeeta Mediratta, Associate Director of the Center for South Asia, Stanford University.
These films are part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 28 to September 13. This year's festival features nine films from around that world that focus on the theme of “Finding Place: Immigration, Refugees, & Borders Across the World.” For more information on the film festival, please visit SGS Summer 2017 Film Festival.