Film screening of Sara Singh’s film on Partition
On Friday 19 February 2016, from 17.00-–20.00, the South Asian Students’ Association (SASA) in collaboration with SASNET has the privilege to show the award-winning film The Sky Below by Indo-American film director Sara Singh, specially invited to Sweden for this event. The film deals with the Partition of India, and will be screened at Edens Hörsal, House Eden, Paradisgatan 5 H in Lund. This courageous and moving film evokes painful memories and raises powerful issues that continue to trouble the South Asian subcontinent. Lyrically shot on both sides of the Indo-Pak border, the film should be watched by those who care about the legacy of Partition as well as those trying to understand the complexities of fighting wars in those lands. There will be a Q&A with director Sara Singh afterwards. View the film trailer
Sara was born in India into the Patiala royal familyin Punjab, now spending her time primarily between New York and South Asia. Her work has been exhibited all over the world including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London; the Asian Civilizations Museum; the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and at universiites such as Oxford and Stanford. This will be first screening in the Nordic countries. The event is free of charge, and all are welcome.