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Devdas at Louisiana Bollywood Film Festival

Discussion in 'Devdas' started by Bridget, Feb 11, 2010.

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    Bridget Well-Known Member

    Shreveport is a city in the United States


    Louisiana Bollywood Film Festival to roll in Shreveport


    By JENNIFER HOPFINGER


    Louisiana Bollywood Film Festival in Shreveport
    The Louisiana Bollywood Film Festival—the first of its kind—will be held at The Robinson Film Center in Shreveport, Louisiana from Saturday, February 13 to Sunday, February 21.


    Film selections include:


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    ‣A Wednesday! (2008): A police thriller about a sequence of events that happen on a random Wednesday, starring Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah. (February 13 at 3 pm)


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    ‣The Namesake (2006): A drama about an immigrant couple and their American-born children, based on a novel of the same name by Jhumpa Lahiri, directed by Mira Nair and starring Irrfan Khan, Tabu, and Kal Penn. (February 13 at 5 pm, February 16 at 7:30 pm, February 21 at 3:30 pm)


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    ‣Devdas (2002): A love story based on the classic Bengali novella of the same name, starring Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, and Madhuri Dixit. (February 14 at 3:30 pm)


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    ‣Sholay (1975): The first “curry Western” and one of the most beloved Bollywood films ever, starring Amitabh Bachchan. (February 20 at 3:30 pm)


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    ‣Water (2005): The third installment of director Deepa Mehta's Elements trilogy, about a group of widows forced into poverty at an ashram in India, set in 1938. (February 21 at 6 pm)


    The festival is organized by Friends of the Louisiana State University in Shreveport India Studies Program, the India Association of Shreveport-Bossier, and the Centenary Film Society. The program is intended to introduce the area to Bollywood films and generate interest in future monthly screenings.


    The opening night reception on Saturday, February 13 at 7 pm will include Indian cuisine, Bollywood music by DJ Abid Nazeer, and clips from the festival films. Dress is evening casual or Indian attire. Reception tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at The Robinson Film Center or by calling (318) 797-5179.


    For more information about the festival, visit The Robinson Film Center.


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