Arundhati Roy has called it “a story of how love survived a holocaust.”

South Asian Film Education Society (SAFES) invites you to a screening of

MILANGE BABEY RATAN DE MELE TE

(Let’s Meet at Baba Ratan’s Fair) A film by Ajay Bhardwaj

Punjabi with English subtitles, 2012, 95 minutes
Saturday, September 6, 1.30 pm — 4.30 pm
Room SUR 3090, SFU Surrey Campus
250-13450 102 Avenue, Surrey

(Across from Surrey Central Skytrain Station}Focusing on Dalit Sufis in Bhatinda, this is a lyrical feature documentary that explores the
continuities of local cultures and the crossings of religious identities in post-partition Punjab. It is
a profound and beautiful meditation on love, justice, and the human spirit.
Arundhati Roy has called it “a story of how love survived a holocaust.”
Ajay Bhardwaj will present the film and conduct a Q & A after the screening.
This is a free event but registration is required. RSVP Shahzad Nazir Khan,
shazkhan1@hotmail.com, Summr Pervez, summerpervez@gmail.com or Chin Banerjee,
cbanerjee@telus.net

This screening is a part of the celebration of the Sufi legacy in South Asia organized by Dr. Hari
Sharma Foundation under the title, “Spirituality, Humanity, and the Marginalized: The Sufi
Legacy in South Asia” (Sept 6 – Sept 20).

The program is also supported by: School For Contemporary Arts, SFU, Institute for the
Humanities, SFU, Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures, SFU,
Indian Summer Arts, Greater Vancouver Bangladesh Cultural Association, Chetna Society,
Progressive Intercultural Services, Lower Mainland Bengali Cultural Society, and South Asian
Network for Secularism and Democracy.

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