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CSAS South Asian Film Series | Joyland

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
7:00-9:00 PM
Off Campus Location
The first Pakistani film to be presented in the CSAS South Asian Film Series, Joyland will be screened at the historical Michigan Theater on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The Ranas -- a happily patriarchal joint family -- yearn for the birth of a baby boy to continue the family line. Their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for an ambitious trans starlet. Their impossible love story slowly illuminates the entire Rana family's desire for sexual rebellion. Presented in Urdu with English subtitles.

Free tickets available:


Made possible with the generous support of the Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Michigan Theater, Liberty Street
Event Type: Film Screening
Tags: Asia, Film, Film Series, Pakistan
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for South Asian Studies, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures