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The Making of the Mahatma

Oct 12
4 PM
Film (1996, 144 min.)
Museum District
1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX, United States

Introduced by Josef Helfenstein, Menil Collection Director

This film shows Mohandas Gandhi undergoing an ordinary family man’s struggles and failures and how these influences affected his being transformed into a mahatma, or “great soul,” as his friend and philosophical sparring partner Rabindranath Tagore called him.

Admission will be charged.
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