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'Midnight's Children,' 'Reluctant Fundamentalist' and Bollywood Come to Hollywood in 2013 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood April 3, 2013 at 2:50PM

The 11th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles is gearing up for its 2013 edition (April 9-14), and has a handful of special screenings decorating its lineup. Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Shreiber and Keifer Sutherland, is part of the program, along with Anurag Kashyap's festival opener "Gangs of Wasseypur" and Deepa Mehta's Salman Rushdie adaptation and fest closer "Midnight's Children."
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The 11th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles is gearing up for its 2013 edition (April 9-14), and has a handful of special screenings decorating its lineup. Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Shreiber and Keifer Sutherland, is part of the program, along with Anurag Kashyap's festival opener "Gangs of Wasseypur" and Deepa Mehta's Salman Rushdie adaptation and fest closer "Midnight's Children."

Rounding out the lineup are some classic Bollywood selections. IFFLA is bringing back its popular Bollywood By Night program, this year screening three selections by Hindi cinema's "king of romance" Yosh Chopra: 1976's "Kabhie Kabhie," 1981's "Silsila" and 1989's "Chandni."

The fest will take place at the Hollywood Arclight. Check out the full lineup, along with ticket info, here.

In the meantime, check out some exuberant clips from the Chopra titles coming to the fest:

This article is related to: Festivals, Mira Nair, Bollywood , Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.