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Bombay, Our City

Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge MA

Nov 04 2022
Bombay, Our City

A visually arresting and unsettling depiction of the precarity of life in the slums of Bombay in 1985.

hot on 16mm, Bombay, Our City is a visually arresting and unsettling depiction of the precarity of life in the slums of Bombay in 1985. The energy that carries this somber documentary forward comes from the contrast between the characters depicted: experts and well-to-do Bombay urbanites who want slums eradicated on one side, and on the other, diverse voices from the slum describing in song and in speech the many ways they have been denied stable living conditions by the people who exploited

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$10 / $8 students and seniors / Free for Harvard students

Contact: 617-496-3211

Email: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu

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Harvard Film Archive

Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

PARKING INFO

Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

This film has English subtitles.

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Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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