Film Screening: East Is East / West Is West (Double Feature)


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

East Is East: Manchester in 1971 is not the ideal time and place to raise a proper Pakistani family, but George Khan (Om Puri) is determined to wield his influence over his seven unruly children and willful British wife (Linda Bassett).

West Is West: Sequel to internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning East Is East, West is West is the coming-of-age story of both 15-year-old Sajid and his father, George Khan, that takes them from England to rural Pakistan.

Leslee Udwin, the producer, will introduce the films.

Free tickets are available for faculty fellows and minors in European studies.

This is part of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies’ Fall Film Series: Europe Beyond Borders at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.