Kaker Kolkata AND Mecho Bazaar

Sunday, 12 October 2014 - 2:00pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Kaker Kolkata AND Mecho Bazaar

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

The films in this year's Penn Museum Second Sunday Series highlight vibrant expressions of culture from diverse locations around the world. More information: penn.museum/culturefilms.


Kaker Kolkata

(Rowena Potts, Baidehi Sengupta, 2013)

Mecho Bazaar
(Potts, Sengupta 2006)

In the series opener, we present two short folkloric films about Calcutta. Kaker Kolkata tells of the unique and antic relationship between crows and people, Mecho Bazaar visits the fish market of the old town. Come and join the conversation with Bengali scholar Dr. Manjita Mukharji.

Films are free with museum admission. Pre-registration is not required.

Films in the Local Color series cosponsored by Penn Humanities Forum, Provost Interdisciplinary Arts Fund, Africa Center, Cinema Studies Program, Center for East Asian Studies, History of Art Department, La Casa Latina, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia, South Asia Center, and University Museum Library.