January 2–February 5, 2016 | Honolulu Museum of Art

Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 7.43.31 AMScreen Shot 2015-12-17 at 7.51.10 AMThis year we bring you a wide variety of popular song and dance extravaganzas, controversial period pieces, critically acclaimed independent films, and the Satyajit Ray’s classic Apu Trilogy.

As our Bollywood Film Festival enters its ninth year, the museum expands programming beyond the popular musical extravaganzas with a whole month of Indian cinema—from Bollywood and Kollywood (Tamil-language) megahits to master filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s meticulously reconstructed new restoration of his cinematic landmark The Apu Trilogy.

Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 7.44.28 AMOpening-night reception Jan 2, 6-7:30pm: Start 2016 in style with a spicy Bollywood soundtrack from DJ Mr. Nick, performance by dance troupe Aaja Nachle, henna tattoos by HennaLove Hawai‘i and food from India Café! Wine, beer, and soda available for purchase. Bajrangi Bhaijaan screens at 7:30pm.

Opening-night reception + film: $35 | $30 museum members
Opening-night film only: $15 | $12 museum members

Sponsored by Indru and Gulab Watumull & the J. Watumull Fund.
more info: Sai Bhatawadekar