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Riverside Bollywood Film Festival

The Asian Studies Program is a co-sponsor for this semester’s Bollywood Film Festival at the Riverside Community Center in Riverside Dormitories (  All films are open to students, faculty and staff, and free food is provided.

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7pm – Black (2005)

An inspiring story of a young woman (Rani Mukherji) born without vision, hearing, or the ability to speak, and her drive to obtain an education.

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 7pm – Dil Se (2005)

A thrilling tale of love, terror and the ambiguities of loyalty starring the legendary Shahrukh Khan.

Thursday, March 3, 7.30pm – Chameli (2003)

Two strangers meet on a rainy night. Despite their radically different lives, they manage to connect. Starring Kareena Kapoor and Rahul Bose.

Tuesday, March 8, 7pm – 3 Idiots (2009)

The highest grossing film of all time in India. 3 Idiots focuses on the lives of three engineering students, and their ongoing efforts to negotiate society’s expectations with their own passions.

For additional information, contact Dr. Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa at, or check out the film series poster.  This series is co-sponsored by the Honors College, Housing and Residential Life, the Faculty in Residence Program and the Asian Studies program at UA.

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