Aug 01, 2017India's Identities Through Bollywood Cinema
“India’s Identities through Bollywood Cinema”: with Tejaswini Ganti (Associate Professor, NYU), Sri Rao (Screenwriter/producer), and Anisha Jhaveri (Film Critic, Indiewire)—a panel discussion in conjunction with Bollywood Boulevard: A Journey Through Hindi Cinema.
In India, films play an integral role in uniting people from different religious, ethnic, linguistic, economic, and class backgrounds. For over a century, the Hindi film industry (colloquially known as Bollywood) has attempted to represent the country’s multitude of voices. A panel of expert filmmakers, journalists, and academics explores how Bollywood cinema represents India’s various identities and how that storytelling can continue to evolve and include all Indians.