Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Mississippi Masala

Event time: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Mississippi Masala (Mira Nair, 1991, 118 mins)
Romance blooms for Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury in this culture-clash tale set around a delta motel, home to a family of Indian-Ugandan émigrés. Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore, and Charles S. Dutton give impeccable supporting performances in this “smart, appealing movie about displaced people and severed memories” (David Ansen).

Presented in 35mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

Note: In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Yale-approved masks are required at all times.