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Ava DuVernay to Sit down Down With Filmmaker Mira Nair Within the course of Double Characteristic Tournament

Array is opening up its Los Angeles campus on Oct. 31 to host filmmaker Mira Nair as phase of a double characteristic screening tournament that will showcase her movies Mississippi Masala and Monsoon Marriage ceremony. The latter film will cover first and be followed by a special conversation between Nair and Array founder Ava DuVernay.

The tournament comes at some level of a year with milestone anniversaries for Nair’s pics. Mississippi Masala — starring Denzel Washington opposite Sarita Choudhury in the story of a couple that falls in esteem in the tell where her family settles after being expelled from Uganda — celebrates a 30th anniversary with a 4K restoration and is being presented courtesy of Janus Motion pictures. Monsoon Marriage ceremony, which follows the preparations surrounding an arranged marriage, marks its 20th anniversary.

Free tickets to each screenings are readily on the market at arrayplay.com. Also expected to abet the tournament will likely be Tilane Jones, president of Array, the Peabody Award-winning multi-platform media firm and arts collective.

The Nair tournament marks Array’s second filmmaker party after not too long ago hosting Haile Gerima for the liberate of his film Sankofa. Nair’s numerous credits contain Hysterical Blindness, Conceitedness Honest staunch-making an try, The Namesake, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Queen of Katwe and A Valid Boy. Currently, Nair is directing the pilot of the sequence National Cherish for DisneyPlus and JBTV.

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