Seventh annual DC South Asian Film Festival featuring the finest in independent cinema opens at Montgomery College

Seventh annual DC South Asian Film Festival featuring the finest in independent cinema opens at Montgomery College

At the helm of the DC South Asian Film Festival are organizers Manoj and Geeta Singh who have collaborated with Montgomery College for the third consecutive year to bring the works of independent film-makers to viewers throughout the Washington metropolitan region, and beyond. Continue reading Seventh annual DC South Asian Film Festival featuring the finest in independent cinema opens at Montgomery College

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Director Deepa Mehta, Actress Seema Biswas Lead Panel on Women in Indian Cinema

Director Deepa Mehta, Actress Seema Biswas Lead Panel on Women in Indian Cinema

The fifth annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) kicked off with a special pre-festival event: an inspiring conversation on the role and evolution of women in cinema led by Oscar-nominated director Deepa Mehta, international award-winning actress Seema Biswas, national award-winning actress Palomi Ghosh, and moderated by Monika Samtani, reporter for CBS station WUSA9 and President of Ms. Media. Continue reading Director Deepa Mehta, Actress Seema Biswas Lead Panel on Women in Indian Cinema

Tete-a-tete with Actress and Activist Nandita Das

Tete-a-tete with Actress and Activist Nandita Das

Indian actress and activist Nandita Das describes herself as “somebody who is restless, somebody who wants to do many different things. I just try to find different ways of expressing myself for the things I care about, for the things that disturb me, for the things that inspire me”, she said. “All these things are a means to the end; they are not the end itself”! Continue reading Tete-a-tete with Actress and Activist Nandita Das