Jan 12-24: This year’s stellar selection spotlights Indian cinema’s international flavor with stunningly shot comedies and romances set in New York, London, and, of course, India. We also pay tribute to the late, great Yash Chopra, and salute Shahrukh Khan’s 20 years in Indian cinema with a special screening the comedy hit Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, and a surprise closing night film!
Festival ticket prices: $12, $10 museum members
Festival flash passes: Includes all seven screenings (excluding opening night on Jan 12): $70, $60 museum members. Purchase a flash pass online.
Opening-night reception Jan 12 6-7:30pm: A ticket to the Jan 12 7:30pm screening includes the opening-night reception where you can enjoy food from Himalayan Kitchen for purchase; along with wine, beer, and soda. Local dance group, Aaja Nachle will perform before the screening at 7:30pm. Tickets: $15, $12 for museum members, purchase online.
Special thanks to
Indru and Gulab Watumull & the J. Watumull Fund; the Bollywood Film Festival Committee—Sai Bhatawadekar, Maya Cowell and Alan Eyerly; programming consultant Richard Kuwada; Vinitha Vinayachandran of UTV Films; Alice Coelho of Eros Entertainment, Vaibhav Rajput of Yashraj Films and Yuki You of All Rights Entertainment