Ravi Shankar: Award Ceremony and Film Screening
Introduced by Philip Glass. Asia Society presents Ravi Shankar with a Cultural Legacy Award followed by a special screening of the re-release and DVD premiere of the 1971 film Raga: A Film Journey into the Soul of India. DVDs of Raga will be on sale.
Ravi Shankar deeply regrets that he cannot attend the award ceremony due to illness. His daughter Anoushka Shankar will accept the award on his behalf.
6:30-7:00 pm: Award ceremony
7:00-8:30 pm: Raga screening
Ravi Shankar: A Life in Music (AsiaSociety.org slideshow)
Watch a trailer for Raga: