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Wednesday October 3rd, 2007 7:00 PM: Opening Night!
Voices of Kutch Chaitanya Modak, 2006, India, Kutchi with English subtitles, 34 minutes, DVD Our opening night short film, "Voices of Kutch" is an insightful film into community radio movement in India using the context of an experiment in radio programing done with community... more
Reception Join us for a reception after the event. It will also be an opportunity to get CDs and T-shirts signed by Salman Ahmed. We will have finger food and drinks available as well. Ramadaan... more
Thursday October 4th, 2007 7:00 PM: Anuranan
Manoj Zia Mohajerjasbi, 2006, USA/India, English, 14 minutes Written by comedian Hari Kondabolu, Manoj is a hilarious "mock-umentary" about an Indian stand up comedian Manoj who is so desperate to please that he exploits every stereotype he can. The... more
Thursday October 4th, 2007 9:00 PM: Doll House
Doll House Morshedul Islam, 2006, Bangladesh, Bengali with English subtitles, 124 minutes, 35mm 1971. A far-flung village of Bangladesh. It is Monsoon. The Dhaka-educated Yakub teaches in a college in the village. The village-bred Mukul too teaches in the same college. Yakub is by nature... more
Friday October 5th, 2007 9:00 PM: Riding Solo To The Top of The World
Bioscopewallah Prashant Kadam, 2006, Canada/India, Marathi with English subtitles, 13 minutes, MiniDV The Bioscopewallah is a brief encounter with an entertainer, Rau Waghmare, who is also a rare occasion for pure and simple joy for children. A dalit folk artist, hit by an unfortunate drought... more
Riding Solo To The Top of The World Gaurav Jani, 2006, India / Laddakh, Hindi with English subtitles, 94 minutes, DVD Riding Solo To The Top Of The World is the unique experience of a lonesome traveler, who rides his motorcycle all the way from Mumbai to one of the most remote places in the World, the... more
* Post film discussion with filmmakers Gaurav Jani and Prashant Kadam
Saturday October 6th, 2007 4:00 PM: The Widow Colony
Talking Faith Naveen Qayyum, 2006, Pakistan, Urdu/English, 30 minutes, DVD Talking Faith opens a window into the lives of Sarah and Azam. Two friends living the post 9/11 realities where Islam gets associated with militarism and Christian minorities face a backlash... more
* Post film discussion with filmmaker Harpreet Kaur
Saturday October 6th, 2007 7:00 PM: Yours Emotionally
Reception After the films and Q&A, please join us at Mirch Masala Cuisine of India for a reception sponsored by Trikone-Northwest. Mix and mingle with other filmgoers, meet filmmakers, chat with members... more
* Post film discussion
Sunday October 7th, 2007 2:00 PM: Global Shorts: Love, Dreams and Despair
Arranging Love Sheila Jayadev, 2006, Australia/India, English, 26 minutes Arranging Love explores the realities of the arranged marriage and the rules of love and relationships for second generation Indian-Australians. Following three second-generation Australians... more
The Miseducation of Pakistan Syed Ali Nasir, 2007, Pakistan, Urdu/Punjabi/English, 30 minutes, DVD A nationís future hangs in the balance when it cannot educate its youth. Using a journalistic approach, this film explores the countryís appalling public education system. Schools with no... more
Himalayan Dreams Ali Rasheed, 2006, Maldives, Maldivian / English, 29 minutes, MiniDV Young photographer Muha lives and works in Male, the island capital of the Maldives, and the most crowded city in the world. He dreams of adventuring in faraway places and, in 2005, backpacked... more
Sunday October 7th, 2007 7:00 PM: Closing Night!
10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Rick Ray, 2006, Tibet, English/Tibetan/Hindi, 85 minutes, Digital Video Against the backdrop of an exotic land, the filmmaker is granted ten questions of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Containing rare historical footage taken inside Tibet, the film intersects personal... more
Reception The 2007 ISAFF festival closes with one of the most engaging films ever made on Tibet: '10 Questions for the Dalai Lama'. Stay on after the screening and mingle with the filmmaker Rick Ray... more
* Post film discussion with filmmaker Rick Ray
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