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“Spectacles” film series considers religion in film with “My Name is Khan”

Actor Shah Rukh Khan plays Rizwan Khan, the protagonist with Asperger’s Syndrome who embarks on a cross-country journey in the Indian Bollywood film “My Name Is Khan”. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Vikram Sundar | Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

Moviegoers and religious scholars gathered for a film screening Tuesday in the hopes of viewing religion through a cinematic lens. Spectacles — a film series that analyzes religious and cultural motifs in movies — screened “My Name is Khan” in room 407 of the Cathedral of Learning from 7-...

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