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LSU Shreveport India Studies Program and India Association of Shreveport-Bossier Present Bollywood Film Festival

January 06, 2012
The India Studies Program at LSU Shreveport partners with the India Association of Shreveport-Bossier and Willis-Knighton to present the Louisiana Bollywood Film Festival at the Robinson Film Center January 13-15, 2012. An opening reception will be held Friday, January 13, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. featuring an Indian clothing fashion show and Indian food catered by Abby Singer's Bistro. Tickets for the reception are $20.

The film festival will include five films, with English subtitles, shown daily. A festival pass, which includes the reception, is $35.

Schedule is as follows:

Friday, January 13:
3 p.m. - "Love Aaj Kal"
6 p.m. - "Karthik Calling Karthik"
9 p.m.- "Cheeni Kum"

Saturday, January 14:
Noon - "The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey"
3 p.m. - "Sarkar Raj"
5:45 p.m. - "Love Aaj Kal"
8:30 p.m. - "Karthik Calling Karthik"

Sunday, January 15:
1 p.m. - "Cheeni Kum"
3:30 p.m. - "The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey"
6:30 p.m. - "Sarkar Raj"

Tickets for the films may be purchased at the Robinson Film Center's Box Office, located at 617 Texas Street in Shreveport, La. For more information, contact Sanjay Menon, Director of the India Studies Program.


Media Contact: Sanjay Menon, 318.797.5186 (

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