Movie Night next Friday: Sita Sings the Blues

Join us for another HacDC movie night!

When: 8 p.m. on Friday, 26 June 2009

Where: 1525 Newton St. NW, Washington, DC 20010

As always, this event is free and open to the public, but we’re asking you to RSVP via Eventbrite. Your RSVP will help us determine whether to hold this screening in our smaller space or in the church’s large sanctuary area, so please let us know if you plan to come; we’ll publicize the exact location by the morning of the 26th. Everyone is welcome!


Sita Sings the Blues

Directed, written, produced, designed and animated by Nina Paley; Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License; 82 minutes; Animation; Color, stereo; 2008

Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama. Nina is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern comedy in this beautifully animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana. Set to the 1920’s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues earns its tagline as "the Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told."

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