Jhumpa Lahiri – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club Rewind: THE NAMESAKE

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on August 18, 2020. THE NAMESAKE, which follows a young Indian American (Kal Penn) caught between his family roots in Calcutta and life in America, was directed by the acclaimed Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair – who has spoken at a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar...

AFI Movie Club: THE NAMESAKE

THE NAMESAKE, which follows a young Indian American (Kal Penn) caught between his family roots in Calcutta and life in America, was directed by the acclaimed Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair – who has spoken at a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar at the American Film Institute – and shot by AFI Conservatory alum and Franklin J….
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