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October 2: Margarita With a Straw



margarita with strawMargarita With a Straw (2014, 100 min., Dir. Shonali Bose & Nilesh Maniyar)

a film screening & discussion with Shonali Bose

October 2, Friday
6 to 8 pm

Screening of a feature film about a rebellious young woman with cerebral palsy who leaves India to study in New York. On her journey of self-discovery, she unexpectedly falls in love.

Film trailer here.

Cinema Studies, Michelson Theater
721 Broadway, 6th Floor

Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Media, Culture & History; Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Cinema Studies; South Asia@NYU; Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies; and Council for the Study of Disability.


This event is free & open to the public. Venue is wheelchair-accessible.

For more information about this event, please contact the NYU Center for Media, Culture & History at cmch.info(at)nyu.edu or 212-998-3759.

Facebook event page here.



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RSVP required

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