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DATE / TIME EVENTS / INDUSTRY LOCATION
Dec 10, 2015-
Dec 10, 2015
06:30PM - 08:00PM
Here Comes The Bollywood Bride: Rearranging Marriages in 21st Century Indian Cinema
This talk will explore the evolution of the role of marriage in popular Indian films - from planned weddings toWedding Planners - and examine how such shifts reflect the growing influence of the Indian diaspora on Bollywood, and of Bollywood on the India
Sonoma,
History Museum of Sonoma County, 475 7th Street, S
Event Description

 Whether a Monsoon Wedding or a Bride & Prejudice, marriage has been and continues to be a central motif in Bollywood and beyond. This talk will explore the evolution of the role of marriage in popular Indian films - from planned weddings toWedding Planners - and examine how such shifts reflect the growing influence of the Indian diaspora on Bollywood, and of Bollywood on the Indian diaspora. Looking at a series of recent films from Bollywood in relation to contemporary films from diasporic filmmakers, Ajay Gehlawat will discuss how Bollywood and its significant others rearrange one another's cultural politics, inflecting them with their own cinematic styles in an attempt to have each other's wedding cakes and eat them too.

Ajay Gehlawat is Associate Professor of Theatre and Film at Sonoma State University. He has written extensively on Bollywood and its relationships with other global cinemas. Along with his first book, Reframing Bollywood, Gehlawat is editor of The Slumdog Phenomenon: A Critical Anthology. His most recent book, Twenty-First Century Bollywood, explores the various shifts that have taken place in this cinema in the new millennium in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture.

The lecture is presented in connection with the exhibition, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, which was created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Lecture sponsor receives two tickets and credit in the Museum's marketing materials. Lecture sponsorships are tax-deductible.


Purchase your tickets here online or you can also call us at (707) 579-1500 during regular business hours or between 11:00am-5:00pm on weekends.

Meet-the-speaker RECEPTION begins at 6:30pm.
The TALK begins at 7:00pm.

Fee: $0.00

Contact Information
Name: Cynthia Leung     Email: Programs@sonomacountymuseum.org
Phone: 707-579-1500

 

 

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