organised a couple of presentations dedicated to
the New York-based Documentary Filmmaker and Writer
read out from her book,
The Girl from Foreign (Penguin 2008),
which is an account of her childhood spent with an American Christian father, Pakistani Muslim mother and Indian Jewish maternal grandmother, and of her quest for her Indian Jewish roots.
She also screened her documentary film based on these experiences of hers,
In Search of the Bene Israel, and spoke about Religious Harmony.
The American Cinematographer and Film-Editor Andreas Burgess was the Chief Guest at the presentations.
Monday, 30th March, 2009
American Institute of Indian Studies,
46/3 Wazir Hasan Road, Lucknow
Tuesday, 31st March, 2009
Department of Ancient Indian History and Archaeology,
University of Lucknow