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THE ASIATIC SOCIETY OF MUMBAI
Screening of the Documentary Film ‘The Circle’ organised by The Mumbai Research Centre on 15th March, 2019. The Mumbai Research Centre of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai invites you to the screening of the film ‘The Circle’ (about 60 minutes) on Friday, 15th March, 2019, at 5.30 p.m. in the Durbar Hall of the Society.


The Circle is a documentary film about the transformational power of yoga in treating drug addiction in the street children of Mumbai. The film focuses on the centre in Dharavi, which finds and takes in some of the most vulnerable members of society, ultimately reforming their lives.

PHILIPPA FRISBY – Producer, Writer & Director: ‘THE CIRCLE’ started her career with television after acquiring a degree in ‘Comparative Religion at University in UK. The first film she ever worked on was shot in India and her lifelong interest in yoga inspired the filmmaker in her to make a film on this subject. 'The Circle’ is her first feature length documentary film based on treating drug addiction with yoga.

The details of the screening programme is given below:
5.30 - 5.40 p.m. : Introduction
5.40 - 6.40 p.m. : Screening of the film ‘Circle.’
6.40 - 7.00 p.m. : Interaction / Question-Answer Session
The Circle's Poster, Synopsis and Director's CV are attached for your information.
Do join us for tea at 5.00 p.m. This event is free for everyone. All are welcome.

- Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary, Asiatic Society of Mumbai
- Mr Yogesh Kamdar (VP), Chairman , Mumbai Research Centre

   

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