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San Francisco, Oct 15 (Canadian-Media): Grand Finale of South Asian Literature & Art (SALA) Festival with highly acclaimed, award-winning director and author of SACRED GAMES is not to be missed, media reports said.
For the first time, Netflix India's Sacred Games is nominated for International Emmy Award 2019 in the Drama Category. The crime thriller is directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane.
A special event featuring Anurag Kashyap and Vikram Chandra (Skye) in conversation with Tipu Purukayastha would be presented by Montalvo Arts Center and Art Forum SF in collaboration with UC Berkeley Institute for South Asia Studies on Friday, October 18 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm, at the Carriage House Theatre in Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga CA.
Journey of taking a book to the screen would be discussed by Vikram Chandra, award-winning author of the crime novel Sacred Games – which is adapted into a hit Netflix original series in India – with director Anurag Kashyap. This insightful conversation will touch on topics of Chandra’s inspiration, the challenges of adapting a book into a series, and the vision needed in order to bring a story to life.
Co-founder of two film production companies: Anurag Kashyap Films and Phantom Films, Anurag Kashyap's prominence increased with the two-part crime drama, Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), The Lunchbox (2013), Shahid (2013), Bombay Talkies (2013), Ugly (2014), Raman Raghav 2.0, Mukkabaaz (2018), and Manmarziyaan (2018).
A rare opportunity to hear two of the creative minds behind this cultural phenomenon discuss their work would be the presented in the last part of the South Asian Literature & Art (SALA) Festival
FREE on-site parking. To get your tickets for this special event please visit: www.artforumsf.org or call the Box-Office at 408-961-5858 between 10 am to 4 pm |Mon to Fri. Service fees may apply and are non-refundable. Box Office is open one hour prior to all show times.
About Art Forum SF: Art Forum SF is a not for profit that strives to define and promote all art forms emerging from South Asia. We endeavor to present the visual, the literary and the performing arts in their manifold versions thus promoting a wider reach for South Asian voices.
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