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Mississippi Masala
The Jewel
Thursday, May 12, 2022 3:30 PM
An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
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Admission Matinee - $9.00

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After Mina's (Sarita Choudhury) Indian family is ousted from their home in Uganda by dictator Idi Amin, they relocate to Mississippi to start a new life. Mina falls for Demetrius (Denzel Washington), a young carpet cleaner, despite the protestations of their families over their racial difference. The families and their surrounding communities begin to feud, putting even more pressure on the couple's romance. Having to choose between family and love, Mina and Demetrius run away together.

Film Info
Series:The State's Faves
Release Year:1991
Production Country:United Kingdom
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Mira Nair
Starring:Denzel Washington
Sarita Choudhury
Roshan Seth
Sharmila Tagore
Charles S. Dutton
Screenwriter:Sooni Taraporevala