MPAC to Host Screening of ‘Abu, Son of Adam’ on 4/11

April 11, 2012

MPAC is proud to announce it will be a presenting organization for the feature film “Abu, Son of Adam” (Adaminte Makan Abu) at the 10th annual Los Angeles Indian Film Festival on Wednesday, April 11,  at 7:15 p.m. at the ArcLight Hollywood.

Directed by Salim Ahmed and produced by Ashraf Bedi, “Abu, Son of Adam” was India’s entry for Best Foreign Film for the the 2012 Academy Awards. The film tells the story of an elderly couple, Abu and Aisa, who work to realize their lifelong dream of going to Hajj.

Exquisitely shot in the Southern Indian state of Kerala, “Abu, Son of Adam” transports viewers to a different world in a quiet village that time has forgotten.Critically acclaimed worldwide, the film will resonate with anyone who has attempted to turn their dreams into realities.

For more information about the screening, please contact Deana Nassar, MPAC’s Hollywood Liaison at 323-258-6722 or  You can also visit for festival ticket and location information.

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