A brief account of the event:
A Film & Talk on Gujarati Youth from India in UK
Gujarati Literary Academy (of UK) in cooperation with Brent Library Services
Ealing Road Library, London
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012
It was a wonderful evening with the strength of about 25+ participants. Interaction and feedback suggested that the event was well received.
Prof Mario Rutten (Comparative Anthropology and Sociology of Asia at the University of Amsterdam) along with one of the actor/character (Darshan Patel) of the film was present in person for the screening of the film and for subsequent discussion and Q/A.
GLA’s president Vipool Kalyani’s long hold connection and networking with Prof. Marios Rutten was at the heart of this event. The order of the event was as follows:
- Welcome by Pancham Shukla
- Background, motivation and outline of the film by Prof. Mario Rutten (more details on: https://sites.google.com/site/livinglikeacommonman)
- Screening of the film: Living like a common man
- Discussion and Q/A (by all participants)
- Vote of thanks by Bhadra Vadgama
The glimpses are captured in the photos as shown below.