Broadway Performance Hall, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at 2 p.m.
Film: AWAKENED DREAM (Khwaab)
Directed By: Madhusudan
Origin: San Francisco, USA, 2004
Description: English, digital video, 86 minutes
Aditya, a 26-year-old, came to America to be a computer engineer. Like many Indian immigrants, he intended to pursue the ‘American Dream’ but he had a feeling that he would not be able to achieve this stereotypical and often vacuous pursuit. Ignoring his parents’ wishes for him to remain an engineer, he leaves the security of his job to live out his dream: to attend film school.
Directed By: Shumona Goel
Origin: Bombay, India, 2004
Description: In Hindi, Bengali, and English, 16mm, 21 minutes
An experimental short documentary about a young Bengali woman’s journey from Calcutta for a new life in Bombay. Atreyee director Shumona Goel is a producer and director for Film Republic, a Bombay based production company focusing on new forms of South Asian Cinema.
Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at 2 p.m.