Celebrate Gandhi’s Birthday
Saturday, October 2, is the 141st birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, whose political and spiritual guidance continues to inspire millions each day.
Join Silk Screen: Asian Arts & Cultural Organization and Pittsburgh Filmmakers for a special screening of the Academy Award winning film, Gandhi, on Sunday, October 3 at 7 p.m. at the Melwood Screening Room.
Directed by Richard Attenborough in 1982, Gandhi won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor in a Leading Role, honoring Ben Kingsley’s memorable performance as the nonviolent leader of India during the Indian independence movement.
There will be a discussion immediately following the film, led by Silk Screen’s Executive Director, Harish Saluja. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and comments about the film, Gandhi and his legacy.
Melwood Screening Room is located at 477 Melwood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15213.
Tickets are $5 for students and $9 for adults.
For more information, contact Silk Screen: 412-322-4872