MIAAC 2009's Award Winner, Bombay Summer opens in New York on October 8th
    MIAAC 2009's Award Winner, Bombay Summer opens in New York on October 8th
The comprehensive winner (Best Film, Best Actress and Best Director) of last year's MIAAC Film Festival will begin it's theatrical run in New York City from October 8th − 14th. The film will then release in California later this month and in Illinois and New Jersey in November. For show times and tickets, please visit

“Beautifully shot, it’s an intimate portrait of a triangular relationship,” raves The San Francisco Chronicle of Bombay SummerJoseph Mathew-Varghese’s feature film directorial debut. Academy Award nominated filmmaker Deepa Mehta calls the film “a fascinating journey into a known yet unfamiliar world,” and Vogue Magazine dubs it “an outsider’s fresh vision.”

Starring Tannishtha Chatterjee (Brick Lane), Jatin Goswami, and New York actor Samrat ChakrabartiBombay Summer explores the delicate friendship between three young people and its eventual disintegration in the face of betrayal over one languorous summer in Bombay. Traversing class and landscape, the film follows their journey of discovery, love and loss. Set in contemporary Mumbai, the film subtly mirrors the turmoil-within-tradition-bound Indian society as it struggles to cope with rapid modernization and social change.

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