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!
$5 suggested donation. (Enter through Machine Project)
Kalakari Collective will be selling one of kind Bollywood art and clothing all day!
The Bollywood Bites food truck will be parked outside from Noon to 3:30pm!
At 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 – 8:30 PM – Literary Interpretations of Bollywood (curated by Neelanjana Banerjee)
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Bollywood Remixed by SADUBAS and special musical guests
At Echo Park Film Center:
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 – Midnight – The Sound We See: A Guwahati City Symphony (2014)