Multilingualism in Contemporary Bollywood Cinema – International Colloquium

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9th March 2019

ELTE Faculty of Humanities Main Building (1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt. 6-8)

Room -137


9:30 Welcome by Györgyi Vajdovich, ELTE Department of Film Studies, introduction of the Euro-Bollywood research group


9:45 Monia Acciari: Introduction of the AHRC founded research project entitled “Multilingual Euro-Bollywood: an ‘imaginative language’”


10:00-11:30 Panel 1

Chair: Györgyi Vajdovich

Bernhard Fuchs: The Germanification of Bollywood

Monia Acciari: Dubbing Bollywood in Italy: clusters of Bollywood’ cultural transfers

Dorottya Jancsó: Subtitling religious songs in Bollywood movies: The ways of translating lyrics

Q&A with panelists


11:30-11:45 Coffee break


11:45-13:15 Panel 2

Chair: Monia Acciari

Györgyi Vajdovich: Europe as the Babel of languages? Language as a marker of identity in contemporary Bollywood films

Péter Sági: Code switching, accents and dialects in Bollywood

Júlia Szivák: Party on my mind – Hip hop music in Bollywood cinema

Q&A with panelists


13:15-14:00 Lunch break


14:00-16:45 Film projection: Zoya Akhtar: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)


16:45-17:00 Coffee break


17:00-17:30 Discussion about the film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara with all the participants


For further information: Budapest colloquium: schedule and abstracts