Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

This Week’s Film: Mississippi Masala

Chopstick Cinema

This Week's Film: Mississippi Masala
Cuisine: Indian

Synopsis: Cultures clash in the Deep South when Meena (Sarita Choudhury), a Ugandan-born Indian woman falls for African-American Demetrius Williams (Denzel Washington). Her family, having been expelled from Uganda by the regime of Idi Amin, are both victims and perpetrators of racism, as they harbor a deep grudge toward African-Americans in their new surroundings in Greenwood, Mississippi.

Join me throughout the week on Chopstick Cinema for a closer look at the food and the film. My film review will be posted at the end of the week, along with my Indian recipe.