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Palm Beach Poetry Festival | Sita Sings the Blues – Movie Screening

September 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Guillermo Cancio-Bello

September 26 – 7 pm (Thursday)

Sita Sings the Blues

Movie Screening

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts

Black Box Theater

Florida Atlantic University’s Wimberly Library – 3rd floor east

777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, 33431


In collaboration with the Jaffee 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 Bluesearns 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.


September 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Palm Beach Poetry Festival


Florida Atlantic University’s Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road, (3rd Floor East)
Boca Raton, 33431 United States
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