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Past Event

Asia Films: A Throw of Dice (Prapancha Pash)

Jan 13 2019

Seattle Art Museum

Plestcheeff Auditorium

2 PM – 4 PM

This film presents the tale of Ranjit and Sohan, two kings gambling for the love of Sunita, the daughter of a hermit. The two men decide to play a round of craps to determine who will marry her but the game does not end there. Shot in 1920s Rajasthan with Indian cinema stars, and presented with new music.

Himansu Rai and Franz Osten, India/Germany/UK, 1929, 74 min.

Presented in partnership with Tasveer Reads: South Asian Literary Festival.

$10; SAM members $5
Photo: Hollywood Pictures/Photofest

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