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Things to do this Saturday

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Saturday, Apr. 30: Afghanistan in Times of Peace: Painted Trucks
Location: Penn Museum, Rainey Auditorium, 3260 South Street
Time: 3 PM
Afghanistan has been in various states of war for centuries, and war has become a feature of material culture. This movie is about the beautiful truck-decorating tradition of Afghanistan, and was made by Judith and Stanley Hallett during peacetime in 1971-72, as they and their crew rode a truck from Kabul to Bamiyan. The viewer will also glimpse the famous Bamiyan Buddha sculptures as they looked before they were detonated by the Taliban. The filmmakers note that this film has become a cult favorite in the Afghan community, which has grown nostalgic for their country as it was during the best of times. The filmmakers will be present at the screening to answer questions about the film. The screening is FREE with MUSEUM ADMISSION. And it is FREE FOR MEMBERS and FULL-TIME STUDENTS WITH a PENN ID. Questions? Ask education@pennmuseum.org

Saturday, Apr. 30: Bollywood Movie & Popcorn – Well Done Abba
Location: Anatomy Chemistry Building, Room #255, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Time: 5 – 8 PM
Association for India’s Development’s Philadelphia chapter [AID-Philly] presents a free movie screening of Well Done Abba! Directed by the renowned Shyam Benegal, and including a stellar cast, this is a must-see movie! If you want to take a break from finals and papers, join AID-Philly members and others in the Penn community to relax over movie and popcorn. You do not need to RSVP or stay the entire time! Questions? Email <diya.biochem@gmail.com>

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