Feature Film Program

Queens Drive-In: Monsoon Wedding

Mira Nair’s vibrant Indian wedding film captures the chaos, love, and conflict of family gatherings.


Thu Jun 24 8:00 PM

The Film

Monsoon Wedding

Mira Nair | India, US, Germany, France, UK | 114

With Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah. A far-flung family reunites in Delhi on the occasion of a big Punjabi Hindu wedding in Mira Nair’s beloved film, which turns 20 this year. Reluctant bride Aditi (Vasundhara Das) sits at the center of a series of swirling dramas that gather to a head in the days leading up to the marigold-strewn main event; it’s what you might expect from a wedding film, but transformed by Nair’s cosmopolitan touch, naturally integrated song-and-dance numbers, Declan Quinn’s immersive camerawork, and Mychael Danna’s evocative score. Generational clashes, Delhi street scenes, unexpected romances, a shocking secret, and the constant threat of unending rain breathe life into Nair’s richly drawn world. Rated: R



Falu, a singer rigorously trained in Indian classical music, has collaborated with artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Wyclef Jean, and Philip Glass. In 2015, Falu was named one of the 20 most influential global Indian women by the Economic Times of India. In 2018, she won the Women Icons of India award in Mumbai, India. Appearing courtesy of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage.

Event Details

8:00 PM
Doors Open & Pre-Show Begins
8:30 PM
Live Music from Falu
9:00 PM
Film Begins
Part of a series of Free Movie Nights at the Queens Drive-In, presented by the Office of Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr.

All Queens Drive-In attendees will need to enter via the main entrance at 111th Street/49th Avenue entrance to the New York Hall of Science. There will be no access from the Grand Central Parkway exit 9P.

Use Grand Central Parkway Exit 10W to Corona Ave, OR the Long Island Expressway to the 108th Street exit, and take local streets to the entrance for all vehicles on 49th Avenue and 111th Street. Signs and staff members will direct you to the Drive-In upon arrival.

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Queens Drive-In at The New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

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