Monday, May 13, 4pm
Running Time: 76 min
Director: Danny Ben-Moshe
Shalom Bollywood reveals the unlikely story of the 2,000-year-old Indian Jewish community and its formative place in shaping the world’s largest film industry.
When Indian cinema began 100 years ago, it was taboo for Hindu and Islamic women to perform on screen. So, Indian Jewish women took on female lead roles, which they then dominated for decades. However, because of their stage names people thought they were Muslims or Christians. Until now….
Sponsored by: Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit
Co-sponsored by: Lynn and Harvey Rubin