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Community & Conversations: Depression and Anxiety

14th May

Date: May 7th
Time: 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm
Venue: North Bellevue Community Center (4034 148th Ave NE, Bellevue)

About Community & Conversations: IAWW-Community Program, Tasveer and API CHAYA collaborate to bring safe-space conversations to the community at the IAWW-Community Program hosted Thursday evenings 6.30 p.m. Each month we will pick a topic (based off community feedback) that we will invite the community to discuss, provide opinions and offer ideas to cope/deal with the situation. Conversations will be moderated by mental health professionals, API Chaya moderators and Dr. Meenakshi Rishi of Seattle University.


Community Event: MENSTRUAL MAN

30th April

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Wing Luke Museum
719 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Join Tasveer, Upaya Social Ventures, and Days for Girls for a screening of the highly acclaimed documentary MENSTRUAL MAN, an inspiring story of one man’s efforts to make hygienic and affordable sanitary pads available to all women in India. Follow his journey as he develops an innovative new product out of some unexpected materials, and works to create a new venture that will bring his invention to communities all over India.


$10 pre-sale, $15 at the door

Following the screening, representatives from Days for Girls and Upaya will lead a panel discussion of the protagonist’s experience and highlight the overlaps with their own work. 


16th August

BOLLYWOOD PANORAMA FILM SERIES- FREEThis event is a part of Eye on India Festival. Presented by Gardner Center for Asian Arts & Ideas, Eye on India Seattle showcases India’s cultural and literary picture through interactions with some of the foremost exponents of Indian literature and film. Hosted in partnership with Elliott Bay Books, Tasveer and Teamwork Productions.

All films will be shown in Outdoors at the Volunteer Park Amphitheater (in case of rain, Seattle Asian Art Museum Stimson Auditorium)


Black (July 15th, Stimson Auditorium, SAAM)

(Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, 2005, 122mins)
The cathartic tale of a deaf, mute and blind girl, and her teacher who brings a ray of light into her world of BLACK.





Taal (July 22nd)
I(Director Subhash Ghai, 1999)
‘Taal’ is the story of a young girl (Aishwarya Rai) who lives in a small village Chamba with her family who are folk singers. A …


23rd June

Eye on India festival
In Coversation with Tabu
(followed by screening of Meenaxi)

July 06th, 2011
5:30p social
6:30p Program
7:45p Film Screening
Stimson Auditorium
SAAM (Volunteer Park)

This summer, Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas, Teamwork Productions, Elliott Bay Books, and Tasveer present a series of literary events and films from India as part of Eye on India Seattle 2011. The festival showcases the best of Indian literature and film to Seattle audiences.
Join Tabu, acclaimed Bollywood actresses, to discuss her work and life in the industry. Tabu, best known in America for her leading role in Mira Nair’s The Namesake, is one of the most critically acclaimed actresses in India.
The Festival will start on July 6th.