Sita Sings the Blues
Documentary Feature
Free Show

Wednesday Aug 4, 2010
7:00Live music by INDRAJIT ROY-CHOWDHURY
8:30Film begin
In case of rain, the screening will be rescheduled for a later date

VENUE
Socrates Sculpture Park
on the grass along the water
Long Island City
32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11106
Take the N or Q train to the Broadway stop in Queens and walk eight blocks west on Broadway (toward the East River) to the intersection of Vernon Boulevard.

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This acclaimed independent animated feature depicts the personal narrative of the filmmaker's marital breakup through a reinvention and modernization of the Indian classic 'The Ramayana.' Set to the 1920's jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, the film lives up to its tagline: 'The Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told.'



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Sita Sings the Blues (Nina Paley | India & New York City | 82 min.)
This acclaimed independent animated feature depicts the personal narrative of the filmmaker's marital breakup through a reinvention and modernization of the Indian classic 'The Ramayana.' Set to the 1920's jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, the film lives up to its tagline: 'The Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told.'

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