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Mondo Meyer Uppakhyan
(91mins)

Dir. Budhadb; Bengali with English subtitles, DVD
A prostitute decides to sell her young teenage daughter to a rich old man, so they can escape the bleakness of their lives. But the young girl who has been to school wants to pursue studies. All this unfolds against the backdrop of news of man's first trip to the moon reaching the sleepy village.

Part of Masters of Indian Cinema
Indo-American Arts Council: www.iaac.us
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NOTE: Masters of Indian Cinema ticket prices are: $15 regular admission; $10 for seniors, children, or IAAC Partner Organizations

 

Samar

(126mins)

Dir. Shyam Benegal; Hindi with English Subtitles
Samar uses the film-within-film style with ironic humour and self-mocking wit to expose the reality of caste prejudice.

Part of Masters of Indian Cinema
Indo-American Arts Council: www.iaac.us
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NOTE: Masters of Indian Cinema ticket prices are: $15 regular admission; $10 for seniors, children, or IAAC Partner Organizations

Bombay

(130mins)

Dir. Mani Ratnam; Tamil with English subtitles, DVD
Based on true incidents. Personifies Hindu-Muslim racial tensions in a story that touches the heart. It starts out a love story, a romance between a south Indian Hindu man and a Muslim woman, taboo in the small village they hail from. They get married and move to the city of Bombay and find themselves entangled in intense inter racial tensions.

April 13th screening introduced by author Suketu Mehta

Part of Masters of Indian Cinema
Indo-American Arts Council: www.iaac.us
*Must bring proof of membership to a Partner organization for PARTNER tickets purchased online to be honored*
NOTE: Masters of Indian Cinema ticket prices are: $15 regular admission; $10 for seniors, children, or IAAC Partner Organizations

 


 

 

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