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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)taal
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 young and handsome billionaire (Akshaye Khanna), who comes to visit this place falls in love with her and returns to Bombay after promising to marry her.


The film screening will follow a classical musical performance by Brandon McIntosh (sarod) Chaz Hastings (tabla).

Outdoors at the Volunteer Park Amphitheater (in case of rain, Seattle Asian Art Museum Stimson Auditorium).




Chandani Bar (July 29th)chandani bar
(director Madhur Bhandarkar, 2001, 150 mins)
Tabu stars as a displaced village woman who becomes a dancer in a Bombay bar.






The NamesakeThe Namesake (August 5th)
(director Mira Nair, 2007, 122 mins)
The son of Indian immigrants (Kal Penn) struggles with his parents (Tabu and Irffan Khan) and his own identity.

Call for SubmissionsPride Foundation

Seattle’s 7th Independent South Asian film festival (ISAFF) is now accepting entries for films on subjects related to South Asia and/or its Diaspora. Along with the best selected South Asian films, the three-day film festival will foster an atmosphere of lively discussions, forums, and other collaborative interactive formats.

Genres: Short; Experimental; Documentary; Narrative
Format: 35mm; 16mm; mini DV; DVD
Deadline: July31st, 2011
Festival Dates: October 7-9th, 2011

Please download our submission form here.

• All works must be related to South Asia and/or its Diaspora. “South Asia” includes: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet
• Works must be released after January 2010

Please contact us if you have any questions about eligibility at info@tasveer.org

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