Film Screening: Kaker Kolkata (Crows of Calcutta) with Mecho Bazaar

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 2:00pm

Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadlephia, PA 19104


Rowena Potts presents two films, one about the unique and often capered relationship between crows and people in Calcutta/Kolkata, in discussion with historian Dr. Manjita Mukharji, together with a short observational documentary exploring the daily rhythms and sensory dimensions of the Mecho fish market in Kolkata.

This event is part of the Penn Museum's Culture Film series, held on the second Sunday of each month during the academic year.  FREE with Penn Museum admission.

(Sponsors: South Asia Center, Cinema Studies Program, Penn Humanities Forum)