Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema

A feature length documentary celebrating the all singing, all dancing history of the world’s largest film industry. It reveals the unlikely story of the 2000 year old Indian Jewish community and its formative place in shaping the world’s largest film industry. When Indian cinema began 100 years ago it was taboo for Hindu and Islamic women to perform on screen, so Indian Jewish women, who were more liberal and progressive, took on female lead roles, which they then dominated for decades. However, because of their stage names people thought they were Muslims or Christians. Until now….

Year:
2017
Length:
76 minutes
Country:
Director:
Danny Ben-Moshe
Poster for Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema

Shown at

  1. 26th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  2. 28th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  3. 29th Annual Orange County International Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  4. 33rd Annual Buffalo International Jewish Film - 2018
  5. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  6. Austin Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  7. Boston Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  8. Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  9. Columbia Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  10. Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  11. Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  12. Kansas City Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  13. Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  14. Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  15. Nashville Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  16. Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  17. Sacramento Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  18. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  19. The Jewish Film Festival of Western Connecticut - 2018
  20. Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2018

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