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YUBA CITY—Film Screening of WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN (Jutti Kasoori): A History of Punjabi American Women in California

May 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am10:00 am

Wedding Photo, Punjab, India, 1979. Courtesy of Pushpinder Kaur
Wedding Photo, Punjab, India, 1979. Courtesy of Pushpinder Kaur

YUBA CITY—View a documentary in which California’s South Asian Punjabi women share their extraordinary life stories over the last century in dramatic eyewitness accounts and rare archival footage. Pioneer women describe their extensive contributions to peach farming and to the revival of the religious and cultural life of the Punjabi community in the Central Valley. Younger women try to balance their professional ambitions with their family duties, culture and faith.

In English and Punjabi with English subtitles.

The screening is a part of the Punjabi American Festival on May 26th at the Yuba County Fairgrounds. Film begins at 3:00pm and will be followed by discussion and lunch. Ticket cost is $15 pre-sale or $20 at the door.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.


May 26, 2019
8:00 am – 10:00 am
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Yuba County Fairgrounds
442 Franklin Ave
Yuba City, CA 95991 United States
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