On the 15th of September at 1 pm we will screen this film at Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House.
The Namesake is a 2006 English language film directed by Mira Nair, the director of “Monsoon Wedding”, based on the novel “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri.
American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family’s unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Very well received by critics in general, this film received several awards and nominations,
General Information about the Program
Once a month, every third Thursday we explore and discuss films from countries such as Britain, Finland, France, India, Italy and Japan. We might show independent American films or even the odd Hollywood masterpiece. After a brief presentation we sit down in a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy these wonderful movies and after the screening we enjoy a cuppa and discuss the film we just saw.
Screenings are currently at Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House, 61A Selwyn Street, Albion, 3020
February 17, March 17, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20 and November 17