The 10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is an 12-day festival produced by Tasveer for people to discover, experience, and enjoy a range of thought-provoking meaningful South Asian films, workshops, and forums, to engage its viewers to dialogue openly on the issues of human right and social/political/economic injustice. SSAFF creates a lively, stimulating, and focused environment for conversation, education, and exploration of issues that face South Asia and its Diaspora.
10TH SSAFF is now the largest South Asian Film Festival in the country. It will take place in 5 cities, Seattle, Redmond, Bothell, Bellevue and Renton with over 3000 festival-goers from all over Greater Seattle Area. The Opening Night Gala is going to be at AMC Pacific Place Downtown Seattle on October 15th, 2015. This includes 2 day symposium in University of Washington (Seattle/Bothell) called Human Rights and the Politics of Filmmaking in South Asia, sponsored by South Asia Center. For more info: http://tasveer.org
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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: Rita Meher
FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: Kiran Dhillon
CO-DIRECTOR: Alka Kurian
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Tasveer’s mission is to cultivate the artistic work of South Asians through films, forums, visual art, performances that engage and empower the community. Tasveer, founded in March 2002 in Seattle Washington, is a fully tax exempt non-profit 501c3 organization. Learn more on the Tasveer website.
Executive Director: Rita Meher
Creative Director: Smeeta Hirani
Farah Nousheen (Tasveer Co-founder)
Alka Kurian (Board President)
Madhuri Kudaravalli (Treasurer)
Pallavi Garg (Secretary)