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Kultar's Mime in Vancouver

Friday
,
2
October
2015
-
Friday
,
2
October
2015
8:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(PDT)
Norman Rothstein Theatre
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Kultar's Mime in Vancouver

An immersive theatre experience that tells the story of the 1984 Delhi Massacre
Friday
,
2
October
2015
8:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(PDT)
Norman Rothstein Theatre
Hosted By
Hosted By
Hosted by
no one

Kultar's Mime is a devised play that blends painting, poetry, theater and music to tell the stories of Sikh children who survived the 1984 Delhi massacre that was organized in the wake of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination.

A collective of young Jewish artists decides to comemorate a 1903 Pogrom that targeted Jews in the Russian town of Kishinev. During their journey, they learn about the 1984 massacre of the Sikhs in Delhi and in a powerful moment of embracing the pain of the 'other', they shift focus and decide to tell a story that the world has largely ignored. The play incorporates text from two poems : Kultar's Mime by Sarbpreet Singh and In The City Of Slaughter by Haim Bialik.

Kultar's Mime comes to Vancouver after 36 acclaimed performances all over the world. The play is a powerful condemnation of intolerance and violence, which affirms that just as hatred can trancscend culture, religion and geography, so can compasssion.

Kultar's Mime is directed by J Mehr Kaur, who attends Smith College and is being presented worldwide by The Sikh Research Institute.

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Friday
,
2
October
2015
-
Friday
,
2
October
2015
8:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(PDT)

Location

Norman Rothstein Theatre
950 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver
,
British Columbia
V5Z 2N7
Canada
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Kultar's Mime in Vancouver

Friday, October 2, 2015
8:00 pm
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10:00 pm
(PDT)

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