Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players), directed by Satyajit Ray, 1977, 129 min.
This comic-yet-tragic historical drama features two men lost in chess games, as the British make moves to annex the kingdom of Awadh.
Join us at 8:45 pm to enjoy the sunset and dance to Bollywood music. The film will begin when it gets dark at about 9:30 pm. Hindi films are shown with English subtitles.
The Bollywood Outdoor Film Series will be held at the Volunteer Park Amphitheatre. In case of rain, the event will be moved indoors to the Stimson Auditorium in the Seattle Asian Art Museum.
Other films in this series include:
Admission is free.