The opportunity to entertain and educate through the transformative power of film and to pair it with events that will highlight the deep cultural heritage of my birth country has been absolutely wonderful.
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)
August 08, 2017
Heartland Film is excited to announce the full schedule of events coming to Cultural Journey: India, presented by Lilly. The four-day celebration will include a lavish Bollywood themed Opening Night Extravaganza, a Traditional Indian Gala complete with an authentic Indian Welcome Ceremony, and a bike ride and yoga along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Other highlights include traditional dance performances, ethnic food from local Indian restaurants, VIP receptions, Q&As with visiting filmmakers, after-parties, and screenings of seven films from India. This event is made possible by the The Margot L. and Robert S. Eccles Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation.
To experience all the excitement the Cultural Journey has to offer, attendees are invited to purchase an exclusive Cultural Journey: India VIP Pass. With a $500 Cultural Journey: India VIP Pass, attendees will have access to:
- One ticket to all seven events & screenings throughout the Cultural Journey
- A VIP reception before the Thursday Opening Night Extravaganza & Friday Traditional Indian Gala
- Reserved seating at every screening throughout the Cultural Journey
- Complimentary open bar access at the Opening Night Extravaganza, Traditional Indian Gala, and “A Suitable Girl” Screening & After-Party
- Double the amount of purchased Cultural Journey raffle tickets
“I am excited and delighted beyond words to showcase and share my Indian heritage with my Indiana community,” said Cultural Journey Committee Chair Neelu Sondhi. “The opportunity to entertain and educate through the transformative power of film and to pair it with events that will highlight the deep cultural heritage of my birth country has been absolutely wonderful.”
- Neeta Bhushan, Consul General of India
- “A Suitable Girl” Directors Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra
- “Ventilator” Producer, Dr. Madhu Chopra (Purple Pebble Productions)
- Hannah Fisher, International Film Programmer