"Mumbai Disconnected" Documentary Screening
Come join us for a movie, FREE popcorn bar & refreshments!
3 screening times: 12PM-1:20PM, 3PM- 4:20PM, 5PM-6:20PM @ The Commons SportsZone
Free popcorn bar and refreshments!
Mumbai is growing like it was on steroids, but a collapsing infrastructure is threatening the megacity's booming economy and is making the daily commute unbearable for its 20 million citizens. Every day 10-12 people die as they fall off the bursting public trains. On the roads cars hold still in serial traffic jams, and to make matters even worse, the Nano, India's new people's car, has just been launched. Through three interweaving human stories we meet the people at the front line of Mumbai's infrastructural battle. Can their conflicting hopes and dreams for a future life in the megacity ever add up to a satisfying whole? One thing is for sure: urban planning is not easy in the world's largest democracy!
Participants can give their reactions at the UMBC Transit & Parking Q&A on April 16th.