2:00 pm, November 1, Castro Theatre
Director: Franz Osten
Country: India (1928)
Running Time: 97mins
B&W 35mm Print from British Film Institute
A beautiful fable from India about the origin of the Taj Mahal that entwines historical and fictional figures. Shot entirely on the actual historical locations in natural light, Shiraz is a dazzling paean to the eternal spirit of love. Shiraz is a Silent film and will be presented in association with The Silent Film Festival and will be screened with *LIVE* tabla and sarode musical accompaniment by musicians from The Ali Akbar College of music.
Musicians: Ben Kunin on Sarode and Uttam Chakraborty on Tabla.
This is our Showcase Screening.
Sponsors & Co-presenters
Exclusively sponsored by Acteva.