This year's Penn Museum's Second Sunday Culture Films, The Family Tree, explore family, ancestry, and connections as they take on different shapes and meanings, depending on geography, heritage, and culture. In what ways do values of the “family tree” manifest? And how do their common traits surprise and humble us?
Keeping Up with the Kandasamys
(dir. Jayan Moodley, 2017, 95 min., South Africa).
A Romeo & Juliet romantic comedy in which a battle of the moms plays out in two South Asian families living in South Africa.
Remarks by Amitanshu Das (Penn GSE) follow the film.
Cosponsored by Penn Cinema and Media Studies Program, South Asia Center, Wolf Humanities Center, and Mustard Seed Film Festival.