IU CINEMA: "The Namesake"
- April 5, 2018
- Indiana University Cinema
- 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
- 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake is the story of the Ganguli family whose move from Calcutta to New York evokes a lifelong balancing act to meld to a new world without forgetting the old. Though parents Ashoke and Ashima (Irfan Khan, Tabu) long for the family and culture that enveloped them in India, they take great pride in the opportunities their sacri ces have a orded their children. Paradoxically, their son Gogol (Kal Penn) is torn between nding his own unique identity without losing his heritage. Even Gogol’s name represents the family’s journey into the unknown. In English, Hindi, Bengali, and French with English subtitles. (35mm Presentation) India Remixed