Jungle Book (1942)

Starring Sabu Dastagir

Exploring Sabu's legacy, addressing brownface in 1942's Jungle Book, and commemorating South Asian Heritage Month (UK)

August 11, 2023 @ 6:30pm

Emerson College
5960 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

An Intimate Screening

Join us for a private screening of this film and a post-discussion on the legacy of Sabu Dastagir, the first Indian American actor, and the problematic issues of this film/story.

Invite only.

Due to capacity limits. There are no +1s without prior discussion with the organizer. Reach out to mas@strongasianlead.com


A boy raised by wild animals tries to adapt to human village life.

Sabu Soars to Stardom

From elephant boy to jungle hero, Sabu rode his way to stardom in classic Hollywood adventure films.

Emerson College

Join us at Emerson College for a special evening event.

 5960 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028 

Schedule of Events

6:30 PM: Doors open for refreshments and mingling 7:00 PM: Screening of "Jungle Book" begins. 8:30 PM: Panel discussion 9:15 PM: Event End with post mingling
10:00 PM: Post screening dinner/drinks at TBD

Free street parking and garage parking on Gordon avialable.

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