Bollywood & Beyond at Letchworth Festival supported by Film Hub SE

Film Screening: The Namesake
Venue: The Settlement, 229 Nevells Road, Letchworth SG6 4UB
Date: 23rd June 2024
Time: 4pm
Ticket cost £10.00 per person

Drinks and snacks will be on sale at arrival
4pm Short Introduction
4:05pm Film Screening of, The Namesake
Film Running time: 2 hours 2 mins
Genre: Coming of age story, Domestic Fiction
Language: English and Bengali with English subtitles
Synopsis: After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honouring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although parents Ashoke (Irrfan Khan) and Ashima (Tabu) are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their offspring opportunities, their son Gogol (Kal Penn) strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.

Director: Mira Nair
Lead Actors: Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Kal Penn
Age Rating: PG – 13

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