Event Information

Bhaji on the Beach with a very special Q&A hosted by Suzi Mann. The evening is a celebration of Asian Female comedic talent with a special screening of the acclaimed film, directed by Gurinder Chadha and written by Meera Syal. Suzi herself has been a beacon for female talent and regularly appears on the BBC Asian Network.”

Bhaji on the Beach tells the tale of a group of women of Indian descent, who take a trip together from their home in Birmingham to the beach resort of Blackpool. The women vary in ages from mid-teens to old, and initially have little in common. But the events of the day lead them to better mutual understanding and solidarity. Written by Meera Syal. Directed by the acclaimed Gurinder Chadha.

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Asian Comedy Season from Victoria Park Productions is supported by BFIs Comedy Genius programme. Comedy Genius is a celebration of comedy on screen, led by BFI, the Independent Cinema Office and BFI Film Audience network, supported by funds from the National Lottery.

MAC’s reopening cinema programme has been generously supported by BFI FAN Covid-19 Resilience fund from the National Lottery, through the BFI Film Audience Fund.

Duration stated includes trailers and adverts (check individual listings for Q&A details). Please note that we do not admit latecomers after the main feature has started and we have a limited food and drink policy. You can also see more information about Relaxed Screenings here.

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