FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington recently announced the following events free and open to the public, unless otherwise stated.

* Music: Boreal Tordu will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Nordica Auditorium, UMF Merrill Hall. Opening act Franklin County Fiddlers. Cost is $12 for adults and free for UMF Students and younger than 18.

* Special Event: “The Other Side of Outsourcing” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Lincoln Auditorium, UMF Roberts Learning Center. A showing of the documentary film “The Other Side of Outsourcing,” by Thomas Friedman, and a discussion exploring the effect of Western capitalism on Indian culture. Featuring Libra Professor Sudip Mazumdar, Economics Professor John Messier, and Professor of International Business, Waleck Dalpour. For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7182 or visit cableready.net/246/thomas.

* Special Event: Humankind at the Helm: Civilization in a Planetary Context will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Lincoln Auditorium, UMF Roberts Learning Center. Presented by Dr. Charles Langmuir. Part of the UMF Forum Series. For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7463 or visit umf.maine.libguides.com/stateofplanet.

* Movie: “Outsourced” will begin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center. A romantic comedy exploring the world of outsourcing and its impact on Indian culture and American worldviews. In conjunction with Tuesday, April 9 lecture and discussion, “The Other Side of Outsourcing.” For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7182.

* Special Event: Exploring Bollywood kickoff event will begin at a6 p.m. Monday, April 15, at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. “Mother India” film with Libra Professor Sudip Mazumdar lecture and discussion. The Bollywood series will explore the incredible rise and popularity of this singularly Indian cinematic form which features lively dance and song, charting the growth and change in Bollywood from 1957 to the present and examining how it has played a role in India’s current economic and cultural flowering. All films have English subtitles. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7182.

* Special Event: Bollywood Series Film 2, “The Guide,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, UMF Emery Community Arts Center. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7182.

* Special Event: Bollywood Series Film 3, “Deewar,” 6 p.m. Friday, April 19, Lincoln Auditorium, UMF Roberts Learning Center. Lecture and discussion by Ethnomusicologist Peter Kvetko. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7182.

* Special Event: Bollywood Series Film 4, “Lago Raho Munna Bhai,” 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, Room 23, UMF Roberts Learning Center. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7182.

* Special Event: Bollywood Series Film 5, “Three Idiots” will be screened at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. Lecture and discussion by Ken Eisen, founder of the Maine International Film Festival. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7182.

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