Rubin Museum of Art
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  • Today: 11 a.m - 9 p.m.

  • The museum is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day.

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Lunch Matters

The museum's lunchtime screenings of short documentaries followed by moderated discussions. Visitors are welcome to bring their lunch from the museum café into the theater for this program.

Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.
$15 / Free for Rubin Museum Members

Now Playing: Phantom India

September 3 - October 15, 2014

The 1969 documentary Phantom India is Louis Malle’s seven-part portrait of India. It serves as an investigation into the country’s sociopolitical landscape, traditions, and people, as well as a furthering Malle’s self-discovery as a non-fiction filmmaker.

Phantom India: The Indian and the Sacred

Wednesday September 17, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

1969, India, Louis Malle, 52 min.

This third episode of Phantom India explores the contradictions and paradoxes of Indian religion. Post-screening discussion with Paula Chakravartty

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Phantom India: Dream and Reality

Wednesday September 24, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

1969, India, Louis Malle, 51 min.

This fourth episode is grounded in the notion that time - in the western sense - does not exist for Indian men and women. Post-screening discussion with Richard Allen.

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Phantom India: A Look at Castes

Wednesday October 1, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

1969, India, Louis Malle, 51 min.

This fifth episode explores the rigid Indian caste system. Malle details the various levels of caste that actually - as he reminds his audience - break down into thousands of smaller subdivisions. Post-screening discussion with Rachel McDermott. Buy Tickets | Free for Members | Learn More

Phantom India: On the Fringes of Indian Society

Wednesday October 8, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

1969, India, Louis Malle, 52 min.

This sixth episode charts the subcultural behaviors and customs of numerous Indian minority groups. Post-screening discussion with Manu Goswami.

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Phantom India: Bombay

Wednesday October 15, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

1969, India, Louis Malle, 52 min.

In the concluding, seventh episode, Louis Malle, Jean-Claude Laureux and Etienne Becker reach one of India's most populous cities - that of Bombay - and chart the many colorful facets of this metropolis with their cameras. Post-screening discussion with Ravi Kalia.

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