Check out this clip from Monsoon Wedding, which is being screened at the Fine Arts Center as part of the Families Film Series From Hollywood to the Word: Social Raptures and the Changing Family in Cinema.
The film was nominated for a 2001 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, and is set in the modern upper-middle class in India. It follows the events surrounding the arranged wedding of a young Indian woman to an Indian man living in Texas, and relatives from both families and all corners of the world come to celebrate during monsoon season in New Delhi.
In this scene, the women sing a song while decorating the bride with temporary henna tattoos, a traditional wedding activity in India.
Apr. 3, 7p | $7; $5 FAC Members | Buy Tickets