Films

Date/Time Event
Sep 23, 2012
3:00 pm
Family Album Family Album
Little Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
In this doc, a companion piece to City of Photos, Jain interviews members from Calcutta’s oldest families and captures the stories around their family albums. What emerges is a powerful meditation on the tangled relationship between memory, history, and the photograph.
Sep 23, 2012
1:45 pm
Herman’s House Herman’s House
Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Angad Bhalla in Person Bhalla explores the injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art in this must-see documentary that was an official selection of the Sundance Institute and the prestigious HotDocs festival. The film follows the unlikely friendship between a New York artist and one of America’s most famous inmates as they collaborate on an acclaimed art project. Panel discussion following film.
Sep 23, 2012
12:15 pm
Jagte Raho (Stay Awake) Jagte Raho (Stay Awake)
Little Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Starring Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor and co-directed by Bengali theatre legend Sombhu Mitra, this satire on the Indian middle class follows a poor migrant’s search for a drink of water. The outstanding songs feature Salil Choudary’s score and Shailendra’s poetry.
Sep 23, 2012
12:00 pm
Sikh I Am: Voices on Identity Sikh I Am: Voices on Identity
Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Mandeep Sethi and Harjant Gill in PersonThree American-Sikhs assert and articulate their identity from a male perspective: Mandeep Sethi’s Sikligar reveals the hidden story of Sikh weapon makers; Harjant Gill’s Roots of Love examines the changing significance of the turban; and Christina Antonakos-Wallace’s Article of Faith is the portrait of activist Sonny Singh who inspires young American-Sikhs to stand up for themselves.
Sep 22, 2012
9:30 pm
Cocktail Cocktail
Castro Theatre, San Francisco CA
Bollywood at the Castro A great cocktail needs the right mix - and this one only delivers but packs a punch, and a twist! Homi Adjania takes the classic masala love triangle - complete with song and dance and high camp - and gives it a modern flavor in this recent blockbuster from Bollywood.
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