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3rd i at the Asian Art Museum

G. Aravindan's adaptation of the Ramayana. We present this little-seen gem in its recently digitally restored glory, thanks to the National Film Archive of India. OCT 22, SAN FRANCISCO

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3rd i at UNAFF 2016

3rd i co-presents two docs at the 19th United Nations Association Film Festival. OCT 22, PALO ALTO

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2015 Fest in Images

Check out the photostream on 3rd i's Flickr account for highlights from the 2015 festival.

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3rd i Film Festival Info

About 3rd i

From art-house classics to documentary films, from innovative visions to next-level Bollywood: 3rd i promotes diverse images of South Asians through independent film.

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Thank you for helping make 3rd i’s 2015 Film Festival such a resounding success!! We couldn’t have done it without the dedication of our board, staff and volunteers, the generosity of our sponsors and partners, and the passionate support of our audience members. Here’s wishing a blockbuster 2016 for each and every one of you!…

3rd i’s 14th annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival will take place:
• November 10-13, 2016 in San Francisco
• November 19, 2016 in Cupertino
We hope to see you there!…

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  • Sat 22

    The Golden Sita

    October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 10

    3rd i’s 13th Annual SF International Film Festival

    November 10 @ 8:00 am - November 19 @ 5:00 pm