Film Screening – An American in Madras (Documentary) – Aug. 22, 2018
The film will be introduced by Mr. Mohan Raman, actor and film historian, who is featured in the documentary (80 mins/2013)
Synopsis: The documentary traces American born filmmaker Ellis R. Dungan’s years in India as a celebrated director in the Tamil film industry from 1935-50.
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4.15 p.m.
Venue: U.S. Consulate General Chennai (Auditorium), Cathedral Road Entrance, Gemini Circle, Chennai 600006
Special Note: All visitors are requested to arrive at the Cathedral Road entrance by 2:00 p.m. and must carry a valid photo ID (in original) issued by the Government of India. Acceptable photo ID’s include passport, driver’s license, voter ID, Aadhar cards etc. Cell phones must be deposited at the security counter of the Consulate. (other electronic devices will not be allowed including iPads/notebooks/laptops etc.) Seating on first come first served basis.