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Mississippi Masala

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:58pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

1991 > USA > Directed by Mira Nair
With Denzel Washington, Roshan Seth, Sarita Choudhury
A Romeo and Juliet romance that follows the tensions between passion and tradition when an Indian family, expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin in 1972, is forced to relocate to Mississippi. Intergenerational differences in assimilation, and racial tensions in the wake of Amin's rule are brought to the surface when eldest daughter Mina (Sarita Choudhury) falls in love with Black carpet cleaner Demetrius (Denzel Washington). More at
1 hr 58 min

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Cornell Cinema, South Asia Program


cascal, film, movie, tfdcin, pma


Free to new students, $0 All Access Passholders, $7.50 students & seniors, $6 grads & kids, $9.50 general

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