APT9 Cinema: New Bollywood: Currents in Indian Cinema
01 Dec 2018 – 27 Apr 2019
| GOMA | Cinema A
2010 marked a revolution in Indian cinema with independent filmmakers are at the forefront of the transformation. ‘New Bollywood: Currents in Indian Cinema’ profiles new and dynamic films that are arising from a cross-pollination of India’s mainstream (Bollywood), regional and independent cinemas. The rapid social changes in contemporary India is sparking a resurgence in independent filmmaking and in turn opening up possibilities for a more flexible cinema industry. These new films boast storylines that challenge long-standing social mores. The program will include ‘New Bollywood’ films Kapoor and Sons 2016 and Queen 2014 alongside award-winning independent films such as the cheeky comedy about democracy Newton 2017 as well as the gently powerful Hotel Salvation 2016 and Assamese film Village Rockstars 2017.