SSAFF (2015) – 10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival

The 10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is an 12-day festival produced by Tasveer for people to discover, experience, and enjoy a range of thought-provoking meaningful South Asian films, workshops, and forums, to engage its viewers to dialogue openly on the issues of human right and social/political/economic injustice. SSAFF creates a lively, stimulating, and focused environment for conversation, education, and exploration of issues that face South Asia and its Diaspora.

10TH SSAFF is now the largest South Asian Film Festival in the country. It will take place in 5 cities, Seattle, Redmond, Bothell, Bellevue and Renton with over 3000 festival-goers from all over Greater Seattle Area. The Opening Night Gala is going to be at AMC Pacific Place Downtown Seattle on October 15th, 2015. This includes 2 day symposium in University of Washington (Seattle/Bothell) called Human Rights and the Politics of Filmmaking in South Asia, sponsored by South Asia Center.


Thursday, Sept 24th, 2015

6:30 pm SSAFF Preview Night: Queen Of Material | Blouse | Kahani | Yari Road

Thursday, Oct 15th, 2015

7:00 pm Opening Night: For Here Or To Go? | Sugarless Tea | Fox Hunt

Friday, Oct 16th, 2015

7:00 pm Killa | Flying Kiss

9:00 pm Anti-War Trilogy Part – I & Death on a Full Moon Day | News From Jaffna

Saturday, Oct 17th, 2015

12:00 pm Drawing the Tiger

2:00 pm Qissa Panjab | Vishal

4:00 pm Anti-War Trilogy II – August Sun

6:00 pm #DalitWomenFight

6:30 pm Under Construction | Pistachio Milk

9:00 pm Let’s Dance to the Rhythm

Sunday, Oct 18th, 2015

12:00 pm Among the Believers | Reclaiming Pakistan

1:00 pm The Refugees of Shangri La | Sunakali | Hokse

2:00 pm Dukhtar | What Have I Become

3:00 pm What the Fields Remember

4:00 pm Anti-War Trilogy III – With You Without You

Monday, Oct 19th, 2015

9:15 am Red Ant Dream

1:30 pm #DalitWomenFight

6:30 pm Panel Discussion: The Art of Storytelling

9:00 pm Mardistan | Shorts

Tuesday, Oct 20th, 2015

9:00 am Nightingales of Pakistan

1:00 pm Rakesh Sharma: Work in Progress

3:15 pm Silence in the Courts

6:30 pm Walking the Walk | Our Story

8:00 pm Ini Avan | Have a Nice Day

Thursday, Oct 22nd, 2015

6:30 pm Threads | She Creates to Conquer

8:00 pm Centerpiece & After Party: Tete -A -Tete | The First Session

Friday, Oct 23rd, 2015

7:00 pm The Journey Within

9:00 pm Magizhvan | Big Time

Saturday, Oct 24th, 2015

3:00 pm Khwada & Shorts

7:00 pm The Decision & Songs of the Bards of Bengal

9:00 pm The Strange Familiar

Sunday, Oct 25th, 2015

12:00 pm Fading Red & Shorts

2:00 pm Peace, Daal & Partition and A Thin Wall

4:00 pm Closing Night: The spectacular Jihad Of Taz Rahim | Mister Come Tomorrow