Bollywood Film Festival 2016 / The Apu Trilogy

Jan 2–Feb 5, 2016

As our Bollywood Film Festival enters its ninth year, the museum expands programming beyond the popular musical extravaganzas with a whole month of Indian cinema—from Bollywood and Kollywood (Tamil-language) megahits to master filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s meticulously reconstructed new restoration of his cinematic landmark The Apu Trilogy.

Sponsored by Indru and Gulab Watumull & the J. Watumull Fund.

Special thanks to the Bollywood Film Festival Committee—Sai Bhatawadekar, Maya Cowell, Alan Eyerly and Lachmin Singh.

Opening-night reception Jan 2, 6-7:30pm: Start 2016 in style with a spicy Bollywood soundtrack from DJ Mr. Nick, performance by dance troupe Aaja Nachle, henna tattoos by HennaLove Hawaii and food from India Café! Wine, beer, and soda available for purchase. Bajrangi Bhaijaan screens at 7:30pm.

Opening-night reception + film: $35 | $30 museum members
Opening-night film only: $15 | $12 museum members