Bollywood Marathon at Machine Project
Saturday September 26, 2015
1200 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
12pm – 12am | FREE!
Saris. Disco. Dancing. Amitabh Bachchan. Aishwarya Rai. Get ready for the epic Bollywood Marathon at Machine Project’s secret underground Mystery Theater! Over the course of 12 hours, we’ll be transporting you to the streets of Mumbai, the fields of Switzerland, and the Mughal courts of emperor Akbar. Bollywood fanatic Robin Sukhadia curates three of Bollywood’s greatest films, with a sprinkling of live music, literary interpretations, lectures, and samosas in between. Expect special guests. Drop in for a minute, stay a while, or the entire day!
Here’s the lineup, don’t miss it:
12 PM - Welcome to Bollywood!
12:30 PM – 4 PM - Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Lecture on AR Rahman and Amitabh Bachchan
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM - Silsila (1981)
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM - Literary Interpretations of Bollywood (curated by Neelanjana Banerjee)
7:45 PM - 9 PM - Qurbani (1980) Part I
9:00 PM - 10 PM - INTERMISSION: SADUBAS Remixes
10 PM - 12 PM
- Qurbani (1980) Part II
Robin is a Bollywood scholar and a disciple of tabla maestro, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. In 2011, he completed a Senior Research Fulbright Fellowship in India, where he developed 6 music education programs across India and Nepal, each serving children in some of the poorest regions and communities of South Asia. More at www.tablapusher.com.