Thu, Dec 1, 2022

7 PM – 9 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Eliot House - Lounge

50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, United States




SHALOM BOLLYWOOD: THE UNTOLD STORY OF INDIAN CINEMA is a feature length documentary celebrating the all singing, all dancing history of the world’s largest film industry. It reveals the unlikely story of the 2000 year old Indian Jewish community and its formative place in shaping the world’s largest film industry.

When Indian cinema began 100 years ago it was taboo for Hindu and Islamic women to perform on screen, so Indian Jewish women took on female lead roles, which they then dominated for decades. However, because of their stage names people thought they were Muslims or Christians. Until now….

Join JSU and SHRI for a screening of this film, Indian snacks, and making new friends!

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Co-hosted with: Jewish Student Union (JSU), SHRI, Students of Hinduism Reaching Inwards

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