Sita Sings the Blues: Movie Screening

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 7:00pm
FAU Libraries - Jaffe Center for Book Arts
Presented by Palm Beach Poetry Festival

In collaboration with the Jaffe Center for Book Arts and their current exhibition, Building Stories: Alternative Storytelling, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival is screening the film, Sita Sings the Blues, an animated romantic comedy, and musical interpretation of the Hindu epic poem The Ramayana. This story focuses on the relationship between Sita and Rama, who are gods incarnated as human beings, and even they can’t make their marriage work. The film is set to the rarely heard 1920's jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues earns its tagline as "the Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told." (86-minutes)

Note: Admissions will be donated to support the work of producer/director Nina Paley .

For more information about the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, please visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org.

Schedule & Tickets

$10 · Call (561) 868-2063

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 7:00pm · add to calendar 2019-09-26 19:00:00 2019-09-26 22:00:00 America/New_York Sita Sings the Blues: Movie Screening https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/952143/sita-sings-the-blues-movie-screening FAU Libraries - Jaffe Center for Book Arts, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL, 33431

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