Saturday August 13, 2016 12pm – 12am
Saris. Disco. Dancing. Amitabh Bachchan. Aishwarya Rai. Get ready for the epic Bollywood Marathon at Machine Project and Echo Park Film Center! Over the course of 12 hours, we’ll be transporting you to the streets of Mumbai, the fields of Switzerland, and the Mughal courts of emperor Akbar. Bollywood fanatic Robin Sukhadia curates three of Bollywood’s greatest films, with a sprinkling of live music, literary interpretations, lectures, and samosas in between. Expect special guests. Drop in for a minute, stay a while, or the entire day!
Here’s the lineup, don’t miss it:Machine Project:
12PM – Welcome to Bollywood
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM – Lecture on The Mughals and Bollywood
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM – Lecture on AR Rahman and Amitabh Bachchan
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM – Literary Interpretations of Bollywood (curated by Neelanjana Banerjee)
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Bollywood Remixed by SADUBAS and special musical guests
Echo Park Film Lab Bollywood Film Screenings:
12:30PM – 4PM Jodhaa Akbar (2008) – Subtitled
4:45 PM – 7:00 PM – Silsila (1981) – Subtitled
7:45 PM – 11 PM – Qurbani (1980)
11:30PM – The Sound We See: A Guwahati City Symphony (2014)
Robin is a Bollywood scholar and a disciple of tabla maestro, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. In 2011, he completed a Senior Research Fulbright Fellowship in India, where he developed 6 music education programs across India and Nepal, each serving children in some of the poorest regions and communities of South Asia. More at www.tablapusher.com.
Doors at Machine Project
Admission $5 Suggested Donation