Bombay Hustle: Making Movies in a Colonial City

Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai invites you to an online discussion with Debashree Mukherjee on her recent book, Bombay Hustle: Making Movies in a Colonial City (Columbia University Press and Penguin Random House 2020).

December 3rd, 7:30 p.m. (India)

She will discuss her original archival research and innovative transdisciplinary approach that offer a panoramic portrait of the Bombay film industry in 1920s–1940s. Professor Mukherjee will be joined by leading film scholars who will discuss the history of Indian cinema and its material practices, bringing insights to studies of media and modernity in the context of Bombay’s burgeoning film industry that embodied the late colonial city’s spirit of ‘hustle’.

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