Behind the Scenes of Salaam Bombay!

by Perspectives Film Festival 2014
Get a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of Salaam Bombay! with Sooni Taraporevala, screenwriter and on-set photographer of this powerful and moving Cannes Camera d'Or-winning film.

Through the lens of Sooni's camera, we journey back to the initial days of interaction with the street children in Salaam Bombay!, and take a look at the filming process on set. In this seminar, Sooni will also showcase her other photography project, PARSIS: The Zoroastrians of India; A Photographic Journey, and participants will get a sneak peek into her latest project, , a futuristic love story she wrote and plans to direct.

Lunch will be provided after the session.

About Sooni Taraporevala

While working in India as a freelance stills photographer, Sooni Taraporevala wrote the screenplay for Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay! (1998), which went on to garner international acclaim. Since then, she has gone on to write screenplays for films such as Mississippi Masala (1991) and wrote and directed the award-winning film Little Zizou (2008).

Perspectives Film Festival Events

12 Oct: New Ways of Seeing: A Talk with Bob Lee
18 Oct: Behind the Scenes of Salaam Bombay!
19 Oct: Filmmaking for Social Change: A Seminar with Jasmine Ng

*Concession tickets are available for students, senior citizens, NSFs and Singapore Film Society members. Concession ticket holders will be required to produce identification at the door.
Event Timeline
Sat Oct 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM SGT
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Standard $15.00
Concession* $10.00
Salaam Bombay! Ticket Holders and Festival Pass Holders
Venue Address
93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897 Singapore
5 min walk from Dhoby Ghaut MRT or Bras Basah MRT
Perspectives Film Festival 2014