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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 – PREVIEW NIGHT

6:30PM
Price
$15 General
$5 BAM Members
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue
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QUEEN OF MATERIAL

Directed by Rajee Samarasinghe
Runtime: 2min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2014

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BLOUSE

Directed by Vijayeta Kumar
Runtime: 20min
Country: India
Year: 2013

KAHANI

KAHANI

Directed by Sarthak Bhasin
Runtime: 12min
Country: India
Year: 2014

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YARI ROAD

Directed by Samimitra Das
Runtime: 20min
Country: US
Year: 2014


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 – OPENING NIGHT


Tickets Available at the Door

7PM
Price
$45 General
$35 Student
AMC Pacific Place, Seattle

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FOR HERE OR TO GO?

Directed by Rucha Humnabadkar
Runtime: 1hr 45 min
Country: US
Year: 2015
Cast & Crew Present

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SUGARLESS TEA

Directed by Sai Selvarajan
Runtime: 6 min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2015
Director Present

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FOX HUNT

Directed by Vivek Elangovan
Runtime: 12 min
Country: India
Year: 2015
Director Present and Cast


Red Carpet Gala & Reception to Follow


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16

7PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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KILLA

Directed by Avinash Arun
Runtime: 105min
Country: India
Year: 2014

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FLYING KISS

Directed by Tarun Seth
Runtime: 1min
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Director Present


9PM
This Program:
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
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Trilogy:
Price
$30 General
$25 Student
Buy Tickets for Trilogy
SIFF Film Center, Seattle


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PRASANNA VITHANAGE’S ANTI-WAR TRILOGY PART I: DEATH ON A FULL MOON DAY

Directed by Prasanna Vithanage
Runtime: 75min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 1997

Filmmaker Present

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NEWS FROM JAFFNA

Directed by Kannan Arunasalam
Runtime: 28min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2015


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17

 

12PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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DRAWING THE TIGER

Directed by Amy Benson, Scott Squire & Ramyata Limbu
Runtime:
98  mins
Country: US/Nepal
Year: 2015

Filmmaker Present


2PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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QISSA PANJAB

Directed by Jatinder Mauhar
Runtime:
94min
Country:
India
Year:
2015

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VISHAL

Directed by Sumit Judge and Ralph Ortega
Runtime: 9:30min
Country:
Canada
Year:
2015
Director Present 


 4PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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PRASANNA VITHANAGE’S ANTI-WAR TRILOGY PART II: AUGUST SUN

Directed by Prasanna Vithanage
Runtime: 108min
Country: 
Sri Lanka
Year:
2003
Director Present


6PM
Price
Free General
Free Student
SIFF Film Center Upstairs, Seattle
VERITE_Activist

#DALITWOMENFIGHT

Directed by Thenmozhi Soundararajan
Runtime: 20min followed by discussion
Country: India
Year: 2015
Director Present


 6:30PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain
Runtime: 88min
Country:
Bangladesh
Year:
2014
Director Present

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PISTACHIO MILK

Directed by Avram Dodson
Runtime: 9min
Country: 
Bangladesh
Year:
2013 


9:00PM
Price
$12 General, Ticket Required
$10 Student, Ticket Required
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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LET’S DANCE TO THE RHYTHM 

Directed by Bardroy Barretto
Runtime: 156 min
Country: India
Year: 2015
Directors/Producers Present


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18

12PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle

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AMONG THE BELIEVERS

Directed by Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Naqvi
Runtime: 84min
Country: UK/Pakistan
Year: 2015
Directors Present

 
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RECLAIMING PAKISTAN

Directed by Lisa Donato & Fawzia Mirza
Runtime: 8:15min
Country: Pakistan
Year: 2015


1PM
Price
$10 General
$7 Student
SIFF Film Center Upstairs, Seattle
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THE REFUGEES OF SHANGRI LA

Directed by Doria Bramante
Runtime: 55min
Country: Bhutan/Nepal
Language: English
Year: 2014

 
SUNAKALI

Directed by Bhojraj Bhat
Runtime: 51min
Country: Nepal
Year: 2014

HOKSE

Directed by Prasanna Poudyal
Runtime: 7min
Country: Nepal/US
Year: 2015
Director Present


2PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle

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DUKHTAR

Directed by Afia Nathaniel
Runtime: 93min
Country: Pakistan
Year: 2014
Director Present

WHAT HAVE I BECOME?

Directed by Arshad Khan
Runtime: 5min
Country: Canada/Pakistan
Year: 2015


 3PM
Price
$10 General
$7 Student
SIFF Film Center Upstairs, Seattle
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WHAT THE FIELDS REMEMBER

Directed by Subasri Krishnan
Runtime: 52min
Country: India
Year: 2015


4PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
SIFF Film Center, Seattle
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PRASANNA VITHANAGE’S ANTI-WAR TRILOGY PART III:WITH YOU WITHOUT YOU

Directed by Prasanna Vithanage
Runtime: 90min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2013
Director Present


AFTER PARTY


Monday, October 19

9:15AM
Price
Free General
Free Student
University of Washington Symposium, Seattle
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RED ANT DREAM

Directed by Sanjay Kak
Runtime: 120 min
Country: India
Year: 2013
Director Present

Symposium Schedule


1:30PM
Price
Free General
Free Student
University of Washington Symposium, Seattle
VERITE_Activist

#DALITWOMENFIGHT

Directed by Thenmozhi Soundararajan
Runtime: 20min followed by discussion
Country: India
Year: 2015
Director Present

Symposium Schedule


6:30PM
Price
Free General
Free Student
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
The Art of Storytelling Panel (4)

THE ART OF STORYTELLING

Moderated by Jayant Swami & Smeeta Hirani
Panelists: Prasanna Vithanage, Hemal Trivedi & Bardroy Barretto
Program Length: 120min


 

9PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
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MARDISTAN

Directed by Harjant Gill
Runtime: 28min
Country: India
Year: 2014

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THE ROYAL WOMEN ASSOCIATION

Directed by Robinder Uppal
Runtime: 20min
Language: Punjabi/English
Country: Canada
Year: 2015

SILENT VOICES

Directed by Pritha Chakraborty
Runtime: 26min
Country: India
Year: 2014


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20

9AM
Price
Free General
Free Student
University of Washington Symposium, Bothell
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NIGHTINGALES OF PAKISTAN

Directed by Fawzia Khan
Runtime: 12min
Country: Pakistan
Year: 2010
Director Present

Symposium Schedule

 


1:00PM
Price
$Free General
$Free Student
University of Washington Symposium, Bothell
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3:15PM
Price
Free General
Free Student
University of Washington Symposium, Bothell
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SILENCE IN THE COURTS

Directed by Prasanna Vithanage
Runtime: 56min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2015
Director Present

Symposium Schedule

 


6:30PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
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WALKING THE WALK

Directed by Moses Tulasi
Runtime: 33min
Country: India
Year: 2015

Director Present

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OUR STORY

Directed by Anomaa Rajakaruna
Runtime: 50min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2010


8:00PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
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INI AVAN

Directed by Asoka Handagama
Runtime: 104min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2012

HAVE A NICE DAY

HAVE A NICE DAY

Directed by Kaushalya Pathirana
Runtime: 12:40min
Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2014


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

6:30PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle
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SHE CREATES TO CONQUER

Directed by Sarmistha Maiti
Runtime: 27 mins
Country: India
Year: 2015

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THREADS

Directed by Cathy Stevulak
Runtime:
30 mins
Country: Bangladesh/US
Language: Bengali/ English
Year: 2015
Filmmaker Present


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 – CENTERPIECE

8PM
Price
$20 General
$15 Student

Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle
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PLAY BY FAWZIA MIRZA: ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA

45min
A hilarious and heartbreaking coming-of-age story told by a first generation American fighting for acceptance as a Queer Pakistani woman of color.  Includes After-party at Canterbury Ale House.

AFTER PARTY: INCLUDED IN TICKET

TETE-A-TETE

Directed by Rayika Choudri
Runtime:
9:50min
Language: Urdu
Country: Pakistan
Year: 2014

THE FIRST SESSION

Directed by Fawzia Mirza
Runtime:
6:15 mins
Country:
USA
Language:
English
Year:
2014
Director Present


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

7:00PM
Price
$Free General, Ticket Required
$Free Student, Ticket Required
SecondStory Hideaway, Redmond
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THE JOURNEY WITHIN

Directed by Mian Adnan Ahmad
Runtime: 88min
Country: Pakistan
Year: 2015
Director Present


9PM
Price
Free General
Free Student
Secondstory Hideaway Theater, Redmond
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MAGIZHAVAN

Directed by Mani Shanker Iyer
Runtime: 57 min
Country: India
Language: Tamil
Year: 2015

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BIG TIME: A DOODLED DIARY

Directed by Sonali Gulati
Runtime: 12min
Country: India/US
Year: 2015


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

3PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Roxy Cinema, Renton
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KHWADA

Directed by Bhanurao Nanasahed Karade
Runtime:
110min
Country: 
India
Year:
2015

DHO DALA

Directed by Iram Parveen Bilal
Runtime:
14min
Country: 
Pakistan
Year:
2014
Crewmember Present

BAYBERRIES HAVE RIPENED

Directed by Niranjan Raj Bhetwal
Runtime: 16mins
Country:
Nepal
Year:
2015


7PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Carco Theater, Renton
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SONGS OF THE BARDS OF BENGAL

Directed by Monalisa Dasgupta
Runtime: 45min
Country:
India
Year:
2014
Director Present

THE DECISION

Directed by Joydeep Das
Runtime: 59min
Country:
USA/India
Year:
2015
Director Present


9PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Carco Theater, Renton
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THE STRANGE FAMILIAR

Directed by Malith Hegoda
Runtime: 119 mins
Country:
Sri Lanka
Year:
2014


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25

12PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Carco Theater, Renton
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FADING RED

Directed by Bharat MC
Runtime:
40 min
Country: India
Year: 2015

LUCKY IRANI CIRCUS

Directed by Anam Abbas
Runtime: 17:15 min
Country: 
Pakistan
Year:
2015
Director Present

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MERMAID OF CHURNA ISLAND

Directed by Nameera Ahmad
Runtime: 21 min
Country: 
Pakistan
Year:
2014


2PM
Price
$12 General
$10 Student
Carco Theater, Renton
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A THIN WALL

Directed by Mara Ahmed
Runtime: 65 min
Country:
USA/Canada
Year:
2015
Director Present

PEACE, DAAL, AND PARTITION

Directed by Paisley Smith
Runtime: 25 min
Country:
USA/Canada
Year:
2014
Director Present


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25- CLOSING NIGHT GALA

4PM
Price
$20 General
$15 Student
Carco Theater, Renton
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THE SPECTACULAR JIHAD OF TAZ RAHIM

Directed by Raghav Murali
Runtime: 128 mins
Country:
USA
Year:
2015
Cast & Crew Present

Includes Closing Night Award Ceremony and Dinner!
MISTER COME TOMORROW

Directed by Shamas Nawab Siddiqui
Runtime: 18min
Country: 
India
Year:
2015
Director Present

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