LSC Event Descriptions

May 2, 2004

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100 minutes

A FREE Screening:
Bhopal Express (1999)
May 2, 2004 at 3:00pm in 10-250.

On December 3rd 1984, over 40 tons of highly poisonous gas leaked out of the pesticide factory of Union Carbide in Bhopal, India. Over 8,000 people died immediately in the worst chemical disaster in the history of humankind, and since then 20,000 have died from after-effects. The Bhopal Express was a train that passed the factory at the point of the leak, killing all passengers aboard. The film Bhopal Express is a human drama set against the tragedy, through the eyes of a newly-wed couple and their friend.

A film by Mahesh Mathai, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Zeenat Aman, Vijay Raaz, Nethra Raghuraman.

Sub-titled in English.

Please visit to learn more about the movie.

This is a FREE screening, co-sponsored by AID Boston.

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