Opening Night 10/7 Meet Deepti Naval and other directors, see the premiere screening, and enjoy the reception, presented with a full dinner and live music! Read More
Beautiful T-Shirts! The wonderful design we used for the posters and other media is now available as a t-shirt! It can be yours with a $20+ donation. Read More
Festival Updates Save your SSAFF ticket and get 20% discount at Annapurna Cafe! Read More


Post-film Live Interaction with Filmmakers


from left to right
Tanaz Eshaghian, Director, Love Crimes of Kabul
Sonali Gulati, Director, I AM
Hemant Gaba, Director, Shuttlecock Boys
Onir, Director, I am Afia...
Sanjay Suri, Producer/Actor, I am Afia...

Post-film In-person Interaction with Filmmakers


from left to right
Deepti Naval, Two Paise for Sunshine, Four Annas for Rain
Rubaiyat Hossain, Meherjaan
Sarovar Banka, A Decent Arrangement
Yunuen Perez Vertti & Aswinee Rath, The Undefeated: Aparajita
Ruchika Muchhala, The Great Indian Marriage Bazaar 
Nadeem Uddin, Sidi Goma


Director's Note: Rubaiyat Hossain


“Kab nazar mein ayegi bedagh sabze ki bahar
Khoon ke dhabbe dhulein ge kitni barsaaton ke baad?”

When shall we see the beauty of innocent greens?
How many monsoons will it take
to wash away the patches of blood?

- Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Dhaka Se Wapsi Par (1974)