As in poster art, the collage principle plays a crucial role in popular Indian film - generally known as Bollywood. Love scenes are often set in the romantic mountains of Switzerland or against the background of the Pyramids of Giza without the slightest effort to seek a logical connection to the plot. Using film posters, photos and collages, Dorothee Wenner reveals the mechanisms and symbolic meanings of this kind of imagery. The filmmaker and film scholar is a great authority on the Indian film scene. She is also a member of the selection committee of the International Forum of Young Film at the Berlin Film Festival.