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William Wyler was one of the Hollywood greats – prolific, consistent, exacting and versatile.  He was nominated for 12 Oscars for directing and won thrice. His most celebrated classics are Ben Hur, Roman Holiday and The Heiress.  He completely devoted his craft to the storytelling and never let his “style” overcome the story or the characters. Perhaps that’s why he’s not as revered or studied as his peers today. Over two weeks Sunaparanta will re-visit 7 of his “lesser greats”, the films that are as good if not better than his best films but less fortunate in that they are less remembered. Join us for two weeks of the ‘great and under-rated’ Wyler this September at Sunaparanta. Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 6.30 pm Film: The Collector (1965) Starring: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar Run-Time: 1 hr 59 mins Based on the novel by John Fowles, this unsettling thriller and hostage drama follows shy bank clerk Freddie Clegg (Terence Stamp) who ‘collects’ (kidnaps) an art student to ‘get to know her better’. Based on the novel by John Fowles. Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 6.30 pm Film: How to Steal a Million (1966) Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O Toole Run-Time: 2 hrs In this charming romantic comedy, Toole and Hepburn shine as […]

Francis De Sousa, Vasudev Shetye and Nandini Raikar will be exhibiting their art from September 12 till November 30, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at H No 386, Amblimoll, Guirdolim, Chandor. The exhibition is curated by private art dealer, Swetlana Cardoso. Details: 9822814957

Professor, Soumik Majumdar will conduct an art appreciation talk called ‘‘The Thinking Eye’’ on September 16, 5 p.m. at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji.

Sunil Shetye from Government Polytechnic, Panaji will conduct a talk on the topic of Protection of the Ozone Layer on September 16, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the International Center Goa, Dona Paula. The talk is co-organised by the Indian Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers and The international Center Goa. Entry is free and open to all.

BN Melvani Recreation Centre will host a series of events for senior citizens in the month of September at Mala, Panaji. A presentation by Prajal Sakhardande on ‘‘Goa Gold, Goa Silver, Her History, Her Heritage, From Earliest Times Till 2019’’ will be held on September 17, 5 p.m. A talk on ‘‘Environmental Challenges and Solutions’’ by member-secretary, Goa State Biodiversity Board, Pradip Sarmokadam will be held on September 20, 5 p.m. A trip to Divar island with historian Sanjeev Sardesai will be held on September 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. An interactive session with police inspector Sudesh Naik and his team from Panaji Police Station will be held on September 25, 4:30 p.m. A demo and talk on CPR by doctors from Manipal Hospitals will be held on September 26, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A talk and interactive session by Mahesh Verlekar on the topic ‘‘Ayurvedic Lifestyle’’ will be held on September 27, 5 p.m.   (Exact location not featured on map)

A buttercream cakes class by chef Bijay Thap a will be held on September 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Foodybreaks Academy, Porvorim. The class with cover egg and eggless creams, flavouring, colouring, torting, filling, stacking, decorating with various cake making and decorating techniques. Details: 9820220912 / fbacademygoa@gmail.com.

Listen to a story and make some origami artwork. Date: 19th September 2019 Age Group: 8+ Time: 4-5 pm Open to All

The Cinephile Film Club with Sachin Chatte will host the screening of the Polish film, ‘‘Camera Buff’’ (1979) directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski on September 19, 6:30 p.m. at the Cinephile Film Club, Entertainment Society of Goa, Maquinez Palace, Panaji. Details: cinephile@esg.co.in.