Nasir screened at MoMA

Nov 25, 2020
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Our coproduction NASIR, directed by Arun Karthick, will be screened online at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art!The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It presents a dynamic and varied offering of some of the most thought-provoking art produced today.The screening dates are December 14th until December 18th 2020.Nasir’ comprehends the peaceful anonymity of the lives of small people but also, more sorrowfully, the vengeful and arrogant anonymity of the mob. It tells the tragic story of Nasir, the middle-aged street salesman, who belongs to the Islamic minority and who lives with his mother Fatima, his wife Taj and his cousin Iqbal in the densely populated ghetto. Nasir’s chronicle emerges through the detailed observation of his vicinity over the span of one particular day. As his day unfolds we find him to be a nimble romantic, marshalling a love of love, song, children, friendship, and even God to rise into something resembling a life well lived. But the increasing communal bigotry has other plans. Based on the novel by Dilip Kumar.For more information on screening times, visit this link.

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