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Producing Bollywood: Tejaswini Ganti
Start Date: 11/12/2012Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 11/12/2012End Time: 8:00 PM

Event Description:
Anthropologist and writer Tejaswini Ganti’s new book Producing Bollywood explains the Bombay-based Hindi film industry became "Bollywood," the global film phenomenon and potent symbol of India as a rising economic powerhouse. This rich and entertaining ethnography examines the dramatic transformations in the Hindi film industry's production culture, daily practices, and filmmaking ideologies since 1991, a time of tremendous social and economic change in India.

Astute observations and diligent research distinguish Ganti's work, providing an insider's view into what is essentially a closed world and, in the process, adding deep perspective on an industry that has undergone a remarkable transformation. (

Book signing to follow lecture. 

Location Information:
West Campus - Wang Center
Nicolls Road, Main Entrance
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
Contact Information:
Name: Jennifer Iacona
Phone: 631-632-4400
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