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Social Dramas and Shimmering Spectacles: Muslim Cultures in Bombay Cinema at Lincoln Center!

In Uncategorized on May 13, 2010 at 9:25 AM

Starts next week! A Vibrant Journey into the Fascinating Influence of Islam on Indian Cinema

A year ago, during our Satyajit Ray series, thousands of film lovers immersed themselves in the work of one of India’s foremost auteurs.

Starting next Wednesday, see Indian cinema in a whole new light through an extraordinary selection of films that chronicle the influence of Muslim culture both in front of and behind the lens.


garam hawaGarm Hawa
The 1947 Partition leaves a middle-class Muslim family suddenly adrift in what used to be home, in this fascinating Indian New Wave drama. Based upon a short story by Ismat Chughtai, Garm Hawa is an early, iconic film of the Indian New Wave that emerged in the late 1960s as an alternative to mainstream cinema. Read more… Fri May 21: 7:15
Mon May 24: 1:30

Fiza
Against the roiling backdrop of the 1993 Bombay riots, Amaan (Hritik Roshan), his sister Fiza (Karishma Kapoor), and their mother (Jaya Bhaduri) find their lives changed by a single day. Rescued by a leader of group of a violent Islamic militants, Amaan gets caught up in a spiral of violence from which there seems no escape. Read more…
Sat May 22: 8:00
Thu May 27: 2:30
jodhaa akbarJodhaa Akbar
Enlightened rule never looked so good as in this sixteenth-century love story between the revered Emperor Akbar and feisty Rajput princess, Jodhaa (the stunning Aishwarya Rai). Reviving the majestic splendor of the Historical genre, Gowariker unleashes battling armies and grand romance in grand palaces, all set to a score by A.R. Rahman. Read more…
Wed May 19: 7:00

Chaudhvin Ka Chand
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Thu May 20: 6:30
Sat May 22: 12:00

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Check out the complete list of events here!