Broadway Performance Hall, Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at 8 p.m.
Film: Indian Cowboy
Directed By: Nikhil Kamkolkar
Origin: New Jersey, USA, 2003
Description: English, 35mm, 90 minutes
Indian Cowboy‘s leading actor, Nick, is on a quest to find “love-love” as it’s depicted in the happy endings of romantic South Asian Bollywood movies. To his surprise, one day into his apartment walks a likely candidate: a broken-hearted Sapna who believes that all love stories end in tragedy. Indian Cowboy is a fun, sexy, movie that combines the conventions of both Hollywood and Bollywood romantic comedies. Featuring exciting new music by South Asian artists including Karsh Kale and Kabecryshma.
Film: Biography of an American Hostess
Directed By: Shilpa Sunthankar
Origin: Portland, USA, 2003
Description: English, digital video, 18 minutes
As the Hostess, a young Indian-American woman faces expectations and misconceptions from many, even her family. Only when she tries to get away from it all does she run into someone who understands her, seemingly without speaking to her at all.
Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at 8 p.m.