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Mississippi Masala

Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline MA

Jul 25 2022
Mississippi Masala

The vibrant cultures of India, Uganda, and the American South are blended and simmered into a rich and fragrant fusion feast in Mira Nair’s luminous look at the complexities of love in the modern melting pot.

Before the film, UMass Boston professor Elora Halim Chowdhury will give an overview of Nair's groundbreaking film.

Years after her Indian family was forced to flee their home in Uganda by the dictatorship of Idi Amin, twentysomething Mina (Sarita Choudhury) finds herself helping to run a motel in the faraway land of Mississippi. It’s there that a passionate romance with the charming Black carpet cleaner Demetrius (Denzel Washington) challenges the prejudices of their conservative families and

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Seminar - Adult - $27.50
Seminar - Student - $25.50
Film Only -Adult - $15.50
Film Only - Senior - $13.50
Film Only - Child - $13.50

Contact: (617) 734-2501

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Additional time info:

Seminar starts at 6:15pm and runs approximately 30 minutes
Film starts at 7pm


Coolidge Corner Theatre

290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

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