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WATCH: "Mississippi Masala" trailer

MISSISSIPPI MASALA
Apr. 24, 7pm, CLA 1.302B
(1992, United States, dir.: Mira Nair)

MISSISSIPPI MASALA starring Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury, tells the story of an Indo-Ugandan family expelled in 1972 who settle against another racially charged backdrop: Biloxi, Mississippi. Set in Mississippi and Uganda. See "One People in Two Worlds," review in The New York Times.

Introduced by Dr. Titas Chakraborty, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, with a discussion following this screening. Part of the Faces of Migration: Classic and Contemporary Feature Film Series.

College of Liberal Arts Bulding (CLA), Glickman Conference Center. Parking: Brazos Garage, 210 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.


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