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3rdI NY and Queens Museum of Art team up to present South Asian poetry, music, dance and film in a beautiful outdoor setting. So bring your picnic blanket to the majestic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Park to celebrate Indian and Pakistani independence days

Dhoom ("Blast")

A cops & robbers tale set on the fastest motorcycles on the road. Preceded by Short Film PUNJABI DHABA IN NEW YORK CITY

Friday, August 19th, 2005 at 8:15pm
FREE Admission
Queens Museum of Art
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368-3398
Tel: 718.592.9700
Directions: Take 7 train to Shea Stadium/Willets Point and walk through the park towards the Unisphere. For detailed and driving directions: http://www.queensmuseum.org/information/directions.htm

This screening is part of the FATAL LOVE edition of PASSPORT FRIDAYS at the Queens Museum of Art.

Full Schedule of Events
6:30-7pm South Asian Poets & Singers: Beena Ahmad, Chee Malabar, and Tenzin Sherpa
7:00-7:45pm Parijat Desai Dance Company
7:45-8:15pm Indofunk
8:15pm PUNJABI DHABA IN NEW YORK CITY and DHOOM (BLAST)

About Dhoom ("Blast")

Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
India, 2004
129 min
Hindi with English Subtitles

A cops & robbers tale set on the fastest motorcycles on the road. This wild ride moves from the mean streets of Mumbai to the sun-kissed beaches of Goa in this non-stop, action-packed Bollywood send-up of Fast & Furious. Film courtesy of Yash Raj Films.

About Punjabi Dhaba In New York City

Director: Prachi Patankar & So-Young Oh
USA, 18 min.

An intimate portrait on the small Punjabi delis frequented by NYC taxi drivers.

About 3rd I. 3rd I New York's monthly film and music salon designed by local filmmakers and experimental DJs showcases the works of independent filmmakers of South Asian descent and local djs, musicians and electronica artists. Providing alternative forums for South Asian filmmakers who often have few venues to showcase their work not only increases their visibility, but also provides a social forum for peers and audiences to participate in an ongoing discussion. More info...



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This event is made possible in part through public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities/New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.