[Asuw_news] ASC presents in celebration of APA Month : Asian Film
ASUW Women's Action Commission
asuwomn at u.washington.edu
Tue May 6 13:39:23 PDT 2003
Asian Student Commission presents: in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month...
Friday, May 9th
Time: 6:30pm doors open at 6:00pm
Tickets: $2 UW students w/ ID $3 general public
(tickets on sale at 8am on the day of the show at the HUB Ticket Office)
This film was showcased at the Venice Film Festival and was adjudged as the BEST FILM and
won the prestigious Golden Lion Award.
about the film...
As the romantic monsoon rains loom, the extended Verma fammily reunites from around the
globe for a last-minute arranged marriage in New Delhi. Monsoon Wedding traces five intersecting
stories, each navigating different aspects of love as they cross boundaries of class, continent and
moriality. The film celebrates a contemporary India never seen on screen.
The family's hopes, anxieties and long-guarded secrets emerge amid frantic wedding
preparations, and are juxtaposed with arressing montages of real-life Delhi. The relentless
summer heat mirrors the story's building intensity as the city anticipates the cooling torrent of the
monsoons. And when rain comes, the cathartic downpor brings romance, revelation and
**Please come out and enjoy a wonderfully made film and celebrate Asian Pacific American
If you have any questions please contact me or David Midgen - Arts & Entertainment director of
films at asuwae4 at u.washington.edu
**To request disability accommodations please cotnact the Disability Services Office at 543-645
(voice); 543-6452 (TTY); 685-7264 (faz); dso at u.washington.edu
ASC Director 2002-2003
...:::A S I A N S T U D E N T C O M M I S S I O N:::...
office: HUB 204Q FK-30
email: asuwasc at u.washington.edu
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