Our Eco Film on Friday, May 31st will be Supermen of Malegaon.

Documentary, 2008 – 70 minutes. Directed by Faiza Ahmed Khan. India. Hindi w/ English subtitles

Supermen of Malegaon revolves around the passion which residents of Malegaon, a small town in Maharashtra, India, have for film making. The town is fraught with communal tensions, poverty and hardship. To get away from all this, residents of Malegaon take to making low-budget, hilarious spoofs of Bollywood movies. Now they’ve decided to take on Hollywood and Superman as well. This documentary is a journey through that movie making process.