Monsoon Wedding

By Lightbox Film Center at University of the Arts (other events)

Friday, June 10 2022 7:00 PM 9:00 PM EDT

As the romantic monsoon rains loom, the extended Verma family reunites from around the globe for a last-minute arranged marriage in New Delhi. Monsoon Wedding traces five intersecting stories, navigating different aspects of love and crossing boundaries of class, geography, and identity. (Mira Nair, India/Germany/France, 2001, 113 min.) In Hindi with English subtitles

BlackStar Projects and Lightbox Film Center are proud to present this Philadelphia screening of Mira Nair’s classic film. Nair is the 2022 recipient of BlackStar’s Richard Nichols Luminary Award, given out annually at the BlackStar Film Festival. This year’s festival will take place August 3-7, 2022, in Philadelphia and online around the world. Learn more at

Lightbox Film Center at University of the Arts