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Family Weekend: Bowdoin Film Society Screening and Discussion with Mira Nair H'11 P'14

  • 10/26/2013 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
  • Event Type: Movie/Film

Family Weekend: Bowdoin Film Society Screening and Discussion with Mira Nair H'11 P'14Presented by the Bowdoin Film Society.
Based on Mohsin Hamid’s 2007 bestseller, The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012) is a timely political thriller from award-winning director Mira Nair H’11 P'14. Set in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the film follows a young Pakistani man as he struggles to reconcile his American Dream with his heritage in a world where perception and suspicion can determine life or death. Following the screening, Nair will lead the audience in a discussion followed by a Q&A. Tickets required, free of charge. Tickets available in person at the David Saul Smith Union Information Desk starting October 16 for students; October 21 for faculty/staff; October 24 for community. (130 minutes, English, Rated R for language, some violence and brief sexuality.)

For more information and to view the full schedule for Family Weekend, please visit our website: Family Weekend. For more information, contact the Office of Events and Summer Programs at 207-725-3433 or events@bowdoin.edu.