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2008-09-27 21:00:19

By Laxmi Birajdar Pune: Given Puneites' love for the arts, it wasn't difficult for Shamiana Film Club to attract audiences for its screenings of short films. For the last two months, the Mumbai-based film club, founded by theatre personality Cyrus F. Dastur, has been drawing an enthusiastic audience for its screenings held every last Thursday of the month. On September 25, film aficionados enjoyed six new short films at a lounge bar in Kalyaninagar. To make the sessions a wholesome...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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