Veer Zaara (Veer-Zaara)
Wednesday, October 26
NOTE: screened at 6:30 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. Indian food will be served during an intermission from 8–8:30 p.m.
Presented by: Todd Hughes, Director of Instructional Technology, Center for Second Language Studies; Denise Callejas, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
India (2004) Dir: Yasha Chopra. A pilot with the Indian Air Force rescues a Pakistani girl stranded in India after a bus accident. Twenty-two years later, the mystery of the pilot’s disappearance and sentencing to a Pakistani jail for that time comes to light. A saga of love, separation, courage, and sacrifice is unveiled. Hindi with English subtitles. Not rated. 192 mins. DVD. Funding provided in part by the Center for Second Language Studies.