Aligarh - Indian film screening
ALIGARH is a 2015 Indian biographical drama film directed by Hansal Mehta and written by Apurva Asrani. It stars Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao in the lead roles.
Set in the city of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, it is the true story of Ramchandra Siras, a professor of Marathi and the head of the Classical Modern Indian Languages Faculty at the famed Aligarh Muslim University, who was suspended on grounds of morality. He was also sacked from his position of Reader and Chair of Modern Indian Languages.
Siras is forced to leave his housing at the university, and is suspended from his job. He is contacted by a journalist who is sympathetic to him, and his case is taken up in court.
Aligarh is a subtile portrayal of a man struggling with his identity a one of few Indian film taking up on the topic of homosexsuality
running time: 114 min
Introduction to the film - in POLISH - by Daria Dulok - theatrologist, researcher in the area of Indian culture, theater and cinematography, translator of hindi language.
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