About 3rd I
3rd I is a non-profit, national organization committed to promoting diverse images of South Asians through independent film. We represent filmmakers and audiences from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, The Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tibet, and the South Asian Diaspora. We support our mission by providing film screenings, filmmaking courses, networking resources, and a distribution channel for the South Asian-American film community and our audiences.
To learn more about 3rd I San Francisco, visit www.thirdi.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To become a 3rd I volunteer email us at email@example.com.
To learn more about 3rd I, visit www.thirdi.org
For festival special events and future monthly screenings, join: 3rd I SF mailing list.
(3rd I crew at SFISAFF 2008)
Monisha Gandhi - Coordinator
Jim Landman, John Slattery - Support
Kulwinder Dol - Coordinator
Avani Agarwal, Kaveena Singh,
Vivek Asija - Support
J Moses Ceaser - Coordinator
Smruti Shah, Guri Singh, Sareena Singh - Support
Renu Madan - Reception/Special Events Coordinator
Jocelyn Jaigirdar - Party Coordinator/Composer (Trailer)
Rafael Jaigirdar - Support
Christine U’Ren - Designer (Web/Print)
David Driver - Media Producer
Hiral Parekh - Facebook Coordinator
Ramesh Goonetilleke - IT/Web
Lucy Laird - Admin Director
Larsen Associates - Publicist
Sue Jean Halvorsen - Program Associate/Outreach Support
Heather Reed - Outreach/Special Events Support
Amit Pendyal, Seema Arora,
Ulash Thakore-Dunlap - Outreach Support
Irene Nexica - Coordinator
Seth St. Martin - Transportation Support/Accountant
Tom Kendrick - Transportation Support
Ashima Yadava, Jennifer Young,
Laura Irvine - Photographers
Shane Gill - Videographer
Alka Raghuram - Support
Special Thanks to
All our volunteers, all staff at the VIZ Cinema, Brava Theater and Castro Theatre, ATA, Fara Akrami, Gagan Arneja, Seema Arora, Veenu Aulakh, Neelanjana Bannerjee, Abbas Barzgar, Kim Beeman, Sheetal Bhatia, Rinki Bhattacharya, everyone at CAAM, Yashwant Chatpalliwar, Angana Chatterji, Anita Daley, Kiran Dhiwar, Cheryl Eddy, Barbara Gersh, Nancy Goldman, Lalitha Gopalan, IFFLA, Obaid Jaigirdar, Laura Irvine, KALW, KPFA 94.1FM & Apex Express, KZSU Stanford, Puneeta Kala, Tom Kendrick, Shelley Kim, Paawan Kothari, Veena Kshirsagar, Larsen Associates, Irina Leimbacher, Frako Loden, Henriette Marie, Saqib Mausoof, Laila Mehta, Dennis O’Brien, Pacific Film Archive, Stephanie Parsons, Amit Pendyal, Andrea Pezzano, Praba Pilar, Laura Previs, Ritu Primlani, Riki Rafner, Camille Ramani, Dharini Rasiah, Behnaz Raufi, Kevin Robinson, Diana Rohini-Lavigne, Armel Reyes, Joy Roy, Sandip Roy, Jason Sanders, Chandre Sarkar, Steve Seid, Abhijit Shah, Manoj Shailendra, Preeti Shekar, N.P. Singh, Aparajita Sinha, Jaya and K.V. Subramaniam, Weyland Southon, Sri Srinivasa, Lisa Tsering, Ben Trefny, Christine U’Ren, Karen Uyenco, Zhivka Valiavicharska, Jennifer Young, and Nancy Wong.
3rd I SF strives to form mutually beneficial partnerships with othercommunity organizations and companies to promote South Asian independent film.
We welcome community organizations who wish to partner with us on our
festival. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIghlights from 2009
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3rd i's Seventh Annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival was its most successful festival to date, featuring films from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Australia, Canada, Germany, UK and the USA. Festival guests included filmmakers Joseph Mathew, Baljit Sangra, Avie Luthra, Megan Doneman and the subject of her biopic, Kiran Bedi!
Please visit our 2009 archives for complete program information.