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Bollywood Netflix Party | Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Spurlock Museum and International and Area Studies Library at Illinois
Virtual
Date
Jun 9, 2020   7:00 - 9:00 pm  
Speaker
Mara Thacker, Global Popular Culture and South Asian Studies Librarian, International and Area Studies Library at Illinois; Umeeta Sadarangani, Professor of English, Parkland College; Beth Watkins, Spurlock Museum and Hindi film journalist
Cost
No Cost
Contact
Mara Thacker
E-Mail
mthacker@illinois.edu
Views
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Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (Hindi, dir. Shelly Chopra Dhar) is the love story of Sweety, her conservative family, a writer, a chef, and their secrets. Released in 2019, it is also one of the first LGBTQ films created in the mainstream Hindi film industry (also known as Bollywood).

Event hosts
• Mara Thacker, Global Popular Culture and South Asian Studies Librarian, International and Area Studies Library at Illinois
• Umeeta Sadarangani, Professor of English, Parkland College
• Beth Watkins, Spurlock Museum and Hindi film journalist

Event hosts will introduce the film at 7:00, be available for questions as the film plays, and stay online for Q&A after at around 9:00.

To find out how to join the Netflix Party, visit go.illinois.edu/BollywoodNetflixParty.

This event requires use of your own Netflix account and installation of the Netflix Party extension on the Chrome browser. Netflix Party enables synchronized viewing with a window for typed chat as the film plays.

Film runtime: 1h 59m.

Netflix Party link (requires Netflix account and use of Google Chrome browser with the Netflix Party extension installed): https://www.netflix.com/watch/81076749?npSessionId=65b73d7401abe760&npServerId=s147
Netflix Party extension can be downloaded from this link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/netflix-party/oocalimimngaihdkbihfgmpkcpnmlaoa?hl=en

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