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Nina’s Heavenly Delights (12+)

Sat 08 Jun 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Red Lecture Theatre
Age Group: 12+ Recommended
Some sexual content. Unreserved seated event. For access information please contact the venue directly

Part of the Representation of South Asian Women in Scottish Culture showcase.

Nina’s Heavenly Delights (2006) – Screening + discussion.

Director: Pratibha Parmar. Screenwriter: Andrea Gibb.
Featuring Laura Fraser, Shelley Conn, Art Malik, Ronny Jhutti, Veena Sood

Nina, a Scottish Asian woman in the midst of an identity crisis, returns home after her father’s death and falls for the woman who owns half of her family’s restaurant.

Camp Bollywood musical meets bake-off, this multi-genre cross-cultural queer romantic comedy simultaneously embraces and breaks stereotypes.

 

"Sentimental foodie comedy... the film might well have been called 'My Beautiful Balti House'"The Guardian
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