Supermen of Malegaon
Location: Bartos Screening Room
Dir. Faiza Ahmad Khan. 2008, 66 mins. Digital projection. In Hindi with English subtitles.With Shakeel Bharati, Farogh Jafri, Akram Khan. In Malegaon, a small town in the heart of India suffering from communal tension and economic depression, a group of Bollywood fanatics decide to make their own movies. The quirky low-budget Bollywood spoofs that result are both socially aware and hilarious. This documentary follows the crew through the ups and downs of production on their biggest project yet: their own version of Superman.
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