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Avon Theatre In Stamford Shows Indian Film 'Neerja'

A scene from the film "Neerja."
A scene from the film "Neerja." Photo Credit: Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Avon Theatre in Stamford and the India Cultural Center of Greenwich are showing the film "Neerja" on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the showing, with an introduction by Margie French, executive director of ICC Greenwich, can be purchased at this link .

Ticket prices are free for carte blanche members, $7 for members, $9 for students and seniors, and $12 for nonmembers. When presenting a discount coupon available at this link at the box office, tickets are $7.

The movie tells the story of Neerja Bhanot, a 22-year-old flight attendant who, in September 1986, saved 359 lives, including 40 Americans when Libyans hijacked Pan Am 73 on the tarmac in Karachi, Pakistan.

This biographical thriller tells the story of Bhanot, whose courage was recognized by the United States, India and Pakistan.

The Avon Theatre Film Center is at 272 Bedford St., Stamford.

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