(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha Film Institute (DFI) presents a free screening of the classical Indian tale The World of Goopi and Bagha as part of the Ajyal Youth Film Series on Friday at 4pm at Katara Drama Theatre, Building 16.
It is an animated film from India, featuring wonderful folk tunes.
It is a film suited for the whole family that tells the timeless fable of Goopi and Bagha, a pair of musicians gifted with magical powers by the King of Ghosts.
Goopi, a singer, and Bagha, a drummer, are expelled from their villages when their communities can no longer bear their out-of-tune music.
The two bump into each other in a forest, where they perform together. Pleased, the ghost of the forest grants them four wishes. Goopi and Bagha make their wishes carefully, and then seek refuge in the Shundi kingdom
When the king receives a warning of an imminent attack, Goopi and Bagha use their musical talent to avert war