The Ackland Film Forum is a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill highlighting different aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film. Art films, narrative films, and documentaries are chosen by UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and Ackland staff, often in connection with particular courses, campus-wide initiatives, or exhibitions.
Where: Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin Street, Downtown Chapel Hill
Tickets: Students free with valid university or high school ID, $4 for all others. Tickets are available at the Varsity Theatre Box Office.
Geet Gaya Patharon Ne
(V. Shantaram, 1964)
In this classic Bollywood film, a young man (Vijay) descended from a long line of temple sculptors refuses to practice this craft until he becomes inspired by the sight of a woman (Vidya) for whom he falls. Vijay convinces Vidya to run away to marry him in spite of his poverty, but the couple encounter many obstacles and their tale ends in heartbreak. In Hindi w/ English subtitles. 162 min.