TSAFF Launch Sharmeen Obaid @ Pigott Auditorium
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival presents a very special evening with the two-time Academy Award-winning Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy. This is her first visit to Seattle. The program will consist of a screening of her Oscar-winning documentary A Girl In The River, followed by a conversation with Sharmeen about her work as a documentary filmmaker. In addition, there will be a sneak peek into the 13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (Sept 28 – Oct 7, 2018) during which we will be screening Sharmeen’s VR films as part of the TasVR/AR program.

Special Door giveaways of the tickets/passes. Don’t miss it.

We are excited to present this event in partnership with the National Film Festival of Talented Youth (NFFTY), the largest youth film festival in the world. Our other partners are Pakistani Association of Greater Seattle. Thank you to our sponsors Shahina Piyarali and Ali Piyarali.

13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival @ Northwest Film Forum
Sep 28 @ 6:07 am – Oct 7 @ 7:07 am

The Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) is the largest South Asian film festival in the United States. Now in its 13th year, TSAFF 2018 is a 10-day festival of thought-provoking films & forums on South Asia and its diaspora, to engage viewers to dialogue openly on the issues of human rights and social/political/economic justice.

This year the spotlight is Pakistan, and the theme – #KnowMe – asks filmmakers and audience members alike to challenge narratives and assumptions about South Asia.The festival takes place from September 28th – Oct 7th, 2018, over 10 days, in 5 cities (Seattle, Bellevue, Bothell, Redmond & Renton) with more than 60 films and 3000 festival attendees.