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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
The Morning Fog Aminta Goyel, 2006, India/USA, Hindi/English, 21 minutes, DVD For young Koko, it would be a sacred blessing to see the elusive tiger in the wild. As she nears adulthood in the glitzy and gluttonous metropolis of Bombay, Koko feels the call of the jungle... 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 4:00 PM: The Shape of Water
Kali Ma Soman Chainani, 2006, USA, English, 14 minutes, DVD When an Indian mother finds out her son is the victim of a vicious bully, she delivers her own brand of vigilante justice. More information is available at
The Shape of Water Kum-Kum Bhavnani, 2006, Brazil/India/Israel/Palestine/Senegal/USA, Various Languages, 70 minutes, DVD The Shape of Water is a feature documentary that tells the stories of powerful, imaginative and visionary women confronting the destructive development of the Third World with new cultures and... more
* Post film discussion with Tasveer Youth Initiative
Sunday October 7th, 2007 7:00 PM: Closing Night!
Monsoon Shyam Balse, 2006, USA/India, English, 21 minutes, DVD Govinda, a Californian doctor, is forced to return to his motherland in India when his estranged father falls ill. The father refuses his son's treatment and prefers instead to undertake a... more
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
Sunday October 7th, 2007 11:00 AM in the Mini Theater
The South Asian Documentary Workshop 101 Instructor: Nadeem Uddin 11am-3pm, Class limit: 30, Age: 14 and up, Room 101 (downstairs) This half-day introductory class on documentary filmmaking will be conducted by local filmmaker, Nadeem Uddin, founder and... more
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