Kaker Kolkata AND Mecho Bazaar

October 12, 2014 (Sunday) / 2:00 pm

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.