SHALOM BOLLYWOOD: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema

SHALOM BOLLYWOOD: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema

Director: Danny Ben-Moshe

Who knew that the stars of Indian cinema from the 1920s to the 1960s were Jewish? When Indian cinema began 100 years ago, it was taboo for Hindu or Muslim women to perform on stage, so Indian Jewish women took on lead roles, including the first dance, the first kiss, the first talkie. (Australia, 85 minutes, English)

3:15 PM Live Bollywood dance performance by Arts of India

$12-$13 including facility fees - $2 increase the day of the show


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