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Movie Posters, Cultural Stereotypes

Kabul: movie posters and stereotypes

Bollywood posters lining this local Kabul movie theatre walls – including one featuring the stereotypical English hooligan. For every culture, yes including yours – a thoroughly negative stereotype. For every person- a willingness to buy into that stereotype.

Seems like only weeks ago that we blagged our way into (and were eventually thrown out of) a Ahmedabad movie theatre to catch the local Bollywood midnight showing.