The Overture

Multicultural - Film/Video

Thursday, February 21, 2013
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Quinsigamond Community College: Hebert Auditorium
670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
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2004 Thai musical-drama film. A fictionalized account based on the life story of Thai palace musician Luang Pradit Phairoh (Sorn Silapabanleng), it follows the life of a Thai classical musician from the late 19th century to the 1940s. The film was the winner of several awards in Thailand and was the country's official selection for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. This film deals not only with traditional Thai culture and music but also with politics, history, psychological states of the Thai people and many other issues.

Cost: Free!

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School

E-mail: abeaudry@qcc.mass.edu

Last Modified: February 6, 2013 at 4:12 PM

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