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102 Ratings

Mississippi Masala

Directed by Mira Nair
United States, 1991
Drama, Romance


Forced out of Uganda, an Indian family tries to make a home in Mississippi, only to discover a whole new world of racism.

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Mississippi Masala Directed by Mira Nair

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1991 | 2 wins including: Best Film (Golden Ciak)

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Feature

São Paulo International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Critics Special Award