NCPA to Screen British Museum's POMPEII LIVE, Oct 6-7
The NCPA presents Pompeii Live from the British Museum. Pompeii Live - Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum will be screened at the Godrej Dance Theatre on Sunday, 6th & Monday, 7th October - 6.30 p.m.
This is the first cinema event to be produced by a museum for a major exhibition and will offer an exclusive view of the museum's blockbuster exhibition, Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum. The exhibition focuses on the homes and lives of the inhabitants of the thriving industrial hub of Pompeii and the small seaside town of Herculaneum, nearly 2,000 years ago, when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79.
Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor, this fascinating show will guide the cinema audience around the exhibition in the company of renowned experts, accompanied by music, poetry and eyewitness accounts, as well as specially made films on Pompeii and Herculaneum today. On 6th October, Paul Roberts, the Curator, will be present, in conversation with archaeologist,Shereen Ratnagar. There will also be an accompanying exhibition on the Indus Valley Civilisation in partnership with the CSMVS Museum, Mumbai.
Tickets: Rs.500/ Box Office: 26th September for Members & 29th September for Public. For more information, contact the National Centre for the Performing Arts, N.C.P.A. Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021. Tel: +91 (0)22 6622 3737 or visit www.ncpamumbai.com.