Film Series: East is East / West is West (with Leslee Udwin)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

p(image-right). !/assets/48636/west_web_250.jpg(West is West)! EAST IS EAST / WEST IS WEST (double feature) h4. Introduced by the producer, Leslee Udwin. EAST IS EAST: Manchester in 1971 is not the ideal time and place to raise a proper Pakistani family. But George Khan (played by the legendary Om Puri), is determined to wield his influence over his seven unruly children and willful British wife (Linda Bassett). Directed by Damien O’Donnell (1999). WEST IS WEST: Sequel to internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning EAST IS EAST, WEST IS WEST is the coming of age story of both 15- year old Sajid and his father, George Khan, that takes them from England to rural Pakistan. Directed by Andy De Emmony (2010). "Purchase Tickets Online": or call 574-631-2800 $6, $5 faculty/staff, $4 senior citizens, and $3 all students FREE tickets are available at the institute for faculty fellows and minors in the European Studies program.

The introduction to EAST IS EAST by producer Leslee Udwin can be viewed below:

Producer Leslee Udwin's Q&A session of EAST IS EAST can be viewed below: