Film/Video
NEW ASIAN CURRENTS
U.S. PREMIERE

THIS IS MY MOON (ME MAGE SANDAI)
INTRODUCED BY DIRECTOR ASOKA HANDAGAMA


SATURDAY,
APRIL 7, 2001,
7:30 PM,
AUDITORIUM

REPEAT SCREENING:
MONDAY,
APRIL 9, 2001,
7:30 PM,
OAK STREET CINEMA (director present)

$7; $6 SENIORS/STUDENTS WITH CURRENT ID;
$5 WALKER AND UNIVERSITY FILM SOCIETY (UFS) MEMBERS WITH MEMBERSHIP CARD


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In Sri Lanka's northern war zone, a battle rages between government forces and Tamil separatist fighters. One night a frightened young Tamil woman falls into the bunker of a Sinhalese soldier where she is raped by him. After two nights alone with the woman, the soldier deserts the army and returns to his devastated village. She follows him. Standing against conventional rules, Asoka Handagama employs the simplest of techniques and a rhythmic flow of static images to maintain the tempo. 2000, Sri Lanka, in Sinhalese and Tamil with English subtitles, 35mm, color, 104 minutes.




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