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Global Cult Classics: ‘Om Shanti Om’ (2007)
March 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
A murder-mystery and romance combine in this Indian cult film that caps off the Global Cult Cinema series.
Om Shanti Om
Farah Khan, 2007, India, 2h 42m
Introduction by Priya Shanker, UNC-Wilmington
In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.
Free tickets are available at the Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill
The Spring 2022 Global Cult Cinema series, co-organized by the Ackland Art Museum and the Film Studies Program in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, is presented in connected with an installation in Ackland Upstairs, the Museum’s second floor gallery featuring short term displays of works being used in conjunction with university classes. This semester, visitors can find examples of posters from the Ackland’s collection on display for Research Methods in Film Studies: Histories of Moviegoing.