Recommended for: GCSE, AS and A2 or equivalent level Urdu
Capacity: 158 places
Students will watch a full screening of the film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara followed by a series of Urdu GCSE and AS/A2 level language exercises based on the film’s main characters and using the themes of home, family, self- respect and cultural diversity.
The film is in Hindi (spoken Urdu and Hindi are the same though both languages follow a different writing script). Study session activities will be only in Urdu with Urdu script.
Led by Sheraz Ali, Urdu Lecturer at the University of Manchester
Screening: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (PG) (You Don’t Get Life A Second Time)
Dir Zoya Akhtar/ India 2011 / 155 mins / In Hindi with English Subtitles / Katrina Kaif, Naseeruddin Shah, Hrithik Roshan
Three best friends since school decide to take a long pending vacation to Spain before Kabir gets married to Natasha. The one condition being that each friend has to undertake an adventure sport of his choice. During their road trip, they meet the beautiful Laila (Katrina Kaif), and the three men stand up to their biggest fears, and in the process, rediscover their friendship.
Projector MFL is supported by Routes into Languages North West at Manchester Metropolitan University.