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11th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

OCT 14TH -23RD, 2016 We are LIVE!!! SSAFF 2016 Website

11th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is a 11-day festival of thought-provoking meaningful films & forums...

Tasveer Reels – Magizhavan and Walking the Walk

Thursday, June 9, 6:30 pm

Tasveer and Bellevue Arts Museum team up to present a series of films for people to discover and enjoy a...

10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

10TH SEATTLE SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL October 15th- 25th, 2015

SSAFF is a 12-day festival of thought-provoking meaningful films & forums on South Asia and its...

11th Aaina: South Asian Women’s Focus, April 15th-17, 2016

Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror,  celebrates the artistic work of and about South Asian women through film, visual and performance art, speakers, and conversations...

Tasveer Reels 02: A Thin Wall & Peace, Daal and Partition

A Thin Wall & Peace, Daal & Partition Thursday, February 11th, 2016, 6:30PM-8:30PM Bellevue Arts Museum, 510, Bellevue Way Ticket: Free/$5 (non-member) Genre: Documentary All films will have English subtitles

 

A Thin Wall...

10th Aaina: South Asian Women’s Focus

April 24th-26th, 2015 Seattle Asian Art Museum 1400 E Prospect St, Seattle, WA 98112

Aaina: South Asian Womens’ Focus is a festival that celebrates and focuses...

Storywallahs: An Evening Of Storytelling

May 3rd, Sunday, 6:00PM Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, Washington 98033

Last fall, KUOW 94.9FM produced Two Indias, Near and Far, a six-part series about...

9th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

9TH SEATTLE SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL October 31st- November 9th, 2014

Tasveer SSAFF is a 12-day festival of thought-provoking meaningful films & forums on South...

2nd SAID: South Asian International Documentary Festival

June 28th-29th, 2014

2nd South Asian International Documentary Festival (SAID) is Tasveer’s newest program and one and only South Asian documentary festival in the country....

9th Aaina: South Asian Women’s Focus

Aaina: South Asian Womens’ Focus is a festival that celebrates and focuses on the artistic and activist work of South Asian women...

1st Independent South Asian Film Festival

September 16-20, 2004

The first ISAFF honors the concept of “one”. As we come together for Pacific Northwest’s first film festival to focus on South Asia,...

2nd Independent South Asian film festival

September 14th-18th, 2005 Pushing the Edges: South Asia in a New Frame The 2nd Independent South Asian Film Festival brings to Seattle the urban hum of...

3rd Independent South Asian Film Festival

September 27th – October 1st, 2006 South Asia Captured: Social Movements, Reel Moments This year, we captured the movements and the moments of South Asian vitality,...

4th Independent South Asian Film Festival

October 3rd – 7th, 2007 South Asia Cares: Strengthening Roots, One film at a Time In our 4th year of creating a 5-day festival of independent...

5th Independent South Asian Film Festival

September 24th-28th, 2008 Personal is Political: South Asian Lens on Vibrant Love 5th ISAFF was about creating a safe, courageous and outspoken space for all types...

6th Independent South Asian Film Festival

October 2nd-4th, 2009 Join us for the Independent South Asian Film Festival (ISAFF), a celebration of the best independent films from the South Asian diaspora. This year’s...

1st SAID: South Asian International Documentary Festival

February 23rd-24th, 2013 A 2 day South Asian Documentary festival celebrating documentary features, shorts from South Asian

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7th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

October 7th – 9th, 2011 Undefeated Voices, Dissident Margins We changed our film festival’s name from Independent South Asian Film Festival to Seattle South Asian Film...

8th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

October 4th – 13th, 2013 Welcome to 8th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF). Tasveer’s 8th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is a...

Short Film Competition

Wednesday September 16th, 2009 Broadway Performance Hall 1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122

CRY America Seattle Action Center & Tasveer present “My Vision and Dream for Children”. Participate...

Comedy, Music, Dance Show! ISAFF Fundraiser

Sunday August 23rd, 2009, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Rainier Valley Cultural Center 3515 S Alaska St, Seattle, WA, 98118 cost: $25 general, $15 student (includes snacks)....

Call for Submissions, ISAFF 2009

Friday July 31st, 2009 Broadway Performance Hall 1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122

Seattle’s 6th Independent South Asian film festival (ISAFF) is now accepting entries for films on...

Film and Q/A Program – Bhopal: 25 Years of Struggle for Environmental Justice

Friday May 29th, 2009, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 911 Seattle Media Arts Center 402 9th Ave. North (South Lake Union – 9th & Harrison), Seattle,...

Tasveer presents: Asha Goes to India

Wednesday May 27th, 2009, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Travelers 501 E Pine St, Seattle, WA, 98122 cost: $10 general admission/$5 for students/FREE for Tasveer volunteers

Asha goes...

Filmmaker Hima B

Sunday March 8th, 2009, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM University of Washington, Ethnic Cultural Center, Black Room 3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105 cost: Donations $5-20...

Corporate Crime, Environmental Injustice and Toxic Trespass: PANEL DISCUSSION

Thursday January 1st, 2009 911 Media Arts Center 402 9th Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109

Independent South Asian Film Festival, 2009

October 2 -4, 2009

The festival will take place at: Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122 Our website is coming soon! Join us...

Aaina 2009

April 10-11, 2009

Welcome to Aaina 2009! Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, focuses on and celebrates the artistic work of and about South Asian...

Seattle Human Rights Film Festival

Amnesty International proudly presents the 17th Annual Seattle Human Rights Film Festival.The Seattle Human Rights Film Festival (SHRFF) celebrates the invaluable contribution filmmakers offer...

Seattle South Asian Film Festival

October 7-9, 2011

Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is a 3-day film festival for people to discover, experience, and enjoy through a range of South...

6th Aaina: South Asian Women’s Focus 2011

March 25-27, 2011

Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, focuses on and celebrates the artistic work of and about South Asian women. This year’s...

Ending Violence and Empowering Women in Pakistan & the Muslim World

March 10, 2011

The World Affairs Council presents Humaira Awais Shahid, Member of the Punjab Provincial Assembly, human rights activist, and journalist, for a conversation on...

The Taqwacores

February 11-17, 2011

(Eyad Zahra, USA, 2010, 35mm, 84 min)

Yusef is a straitlaced Pakistani-American college student who moves into a house with an unlikely...

5th Aaina, South Asian Women Focus

April 9-11, 2010

Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, focuses on and celebrates the artistic work of and about South Asian women. The variety...

The Living Ghost

Sunday June 27th, 2010, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM SIFF Cinema 321 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA, 98109 cost: $10

“Recepient of the Indian National Film Award “Silver Lotus...

Colorific Comedy Night featuring D’Lo

Tuesday December 16th, 2008, 7:30 PM – 11:45 PM Hidmo 20th And Jackson South, Seattle, Wa cost: $5

 

Come join in the good times and be ready to...

A Vision for Change: A Benefit for HIV/AIDS Work in India

Saturday December 13th, 2008, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Private Home Email phiosa@gmail.com for Info, Seattle, WA cost: Free

 

Tasveer invites you to A Vision for Change, a...

An Islamic Conscience: The Aga Khan and The Ismailis

Sunday August 3rd, 2008, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central Cinema 1411 21st Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98122 cost: Suggested donation: $10 and $5 for students. You can...

Call for ISAFF 2008 (Sept 24th-28th) Submissions

Monday June 30th, 2008 Broadway Performance Hall 1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122

 

Seattle’s 5th Independent South Asian film festival (ISAFF) is now accepting entries for films on...

Domestic Violence and Dowry Laws in India

Monday April 21st, 2008, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Green Lake Public Library 7364 E Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA, 98115 cost: FREE

As India hurtles towards...

Dance Party with JUICE

Saturday March 1st, 2008, 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM Nectar Lounge 412 N 36th St, Seattle, WA cost: $5 before 10pm, $8 afterwards

 

Support Aaina by coming out...

ISAFF 2008

September 24 – September 29, 2008

The fifth year was an exciting and celebratory year for ISAFF. As a grassroots, community-based organization, every year...

Aaina 2008

March 28th – 30th, 2008

Welcome to Aaina 2008! Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, focuses on and celebrates the artistic work around South Asian...

KUMBH MELA- Songs of the River

Saturday February 19th, 2005, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Theater Off Jackson 409 7th Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104 The Kumbh Mela is the “Festival of the Urn” that...

Grahanam (The Eclipse)

Friday January 7th, 2005, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Theater Off Jackson 409 7th Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104 cost: 15.00

Film Screening to raise relief funds for...

Traveling Film South Asia 2005

Month of April

Film South Asia is a competitive biennial festival of documentary films on South Asian subjects that provides a quality platform to...

Aaina 2006

 Aaina: South Asian Women Film Focus March 24-26, 2006

Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, is a 3-day film focus on the works of remarkable South Asian...

4th Independent South Asian Film Festival

October 3rd – 7th, 2007 In our 4th year of creating a 5-day festival of independent South Asian films for Seattle, Tasveer reaffirms its commitment...

Seattle Reads Namesake

Spring 2007

In this ninth year of the “Seattle Reads” series, The Seattle Public Library selected The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. Lahiri visited Seattle...

Aaina 2007

March 16-18, 2007

Tasveer and Chaya present Aaina – South Asian Women’s Film FestivalFeaturing the South Asian Vagina Monologues March 16-17-18.

In honor of International Women’s...

Aaina 2008 – Call for Submissions

Friday December 28th, 2007, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Central Cinema 1411 21st Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98122

Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, focuses on and celebrates...

Grahanam

Monday October 29th, 2007, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM 911 Media Arts Center 402 9th Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109 cost: $5.00 suggested donation

Directed By: Mohan Indraganti Andhra...

Alternative Indian Cinema: Gender, Justice and Dissent

Tuesday May 29th, 2007, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Bellevue Community College 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA cost: FREE

The Bellevue Community College and Tasveer are hosting...

An Evening with Shyam Benegal: Tasveer fundraiser for ISAFF 2007

Wednesday May 23rd, 2007, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Bombay Grill 4737 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA cost: $50.00

Tasveer brings once again Seattle’s Independent South Asian Film...

Bhopal: The Search for Justice

Friday December 3rd, 2004, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Theater Off Jackson 409 7th Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98104 cost: $5-10 Suggested Donation

DEC 3RD: GLOBAL DAY OF...

The Speaking Hand

Sunday October 10th, 2004 Seattle Art Museum 1300 First Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101 cost: $10 General Audience, $9 Ragamala Member, $7 Students/Seniors DIRECTOR’S NOTE

I started listening to Indian...

Urban Narratives

Wednesday June 16th, 2004, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM 911 Media Arts Center 402 9th Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109 cost: $7

Two stunning and soulful films explore...

Jang Aur Aman (War and Peace)

Wednesday October 15th, 2003 University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Center/Theatre 3940 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105 cost: $8 Filmed over three tumultuous years in India, Pakistan,Japan and...

7th Aaina: South Asian Women’s Focus 2011

Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, focuses on and celebrates the artistic work of and about South Asian women. This year’s festival includes film,...

7th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

Welcome to 7th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF). Tasveer’s 7th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is a 3-day film festival for people...

Fundraising Parties for First Film Festival

January – March 2004

Seattle needs a film festival featuring independent South Asian films. Let’s try to raise money by partying! Planet...