This Month
 

3rd I NY Presents

OUT OF CONTROL: HOSPITALS, BEACHES & WHEELCHAIRS

PLUS: Q&A with Director Vinay Chowdhry, Ushma Parikh

Tuesday, January 27: 8 & 10 PM

FREE Pizza & Beer!

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MY OTHER WHEELCHAIR IS A PORSCHE

Ravi Kumar, UK, 2001, 12 min.

A young disabled man confined to a gothic hospital where imaginations run wild, finds himself falling in love with a beautiful, troubled nurse. One night he proves his feelings for her in a feat of incredible endurance. Ravi Kumar's irreverent, unique film provides a startling new perspective on disability and desire.

 

 

MANJI

Dir: Rene Mohandas, 2001, 9 min.

Manji comes to terms with his head-strong son and the violent death of his wife. The mood changes from brooding angst to nervous breakdown to Bollywood musical!

 

LINE OF CONTROL

Vinay Chowdhry, USA, 2002, 15 min.

Bollywood backup dancers, an empty beach in India, filmi dialogue and a solitary drummer. A mesmerizing dreamscape of motion and politics.

 

 

JUMP BOY

Dir: Menhaj Huda, 2000, 11min.

Somewhere in West London, a group of Asian boys leave school. Parading through the crowds of High Street, their hip-hop influenced street-style fashion, lingo and attitude are in full display. But this afternoon their cultural identity is going to bump up against gangsta reality. British-Bangladeshi director Huda went on to direct UK TV's groundbreaking Queer As Folk.

 

ONE NIGHT

Veena Sud, USA, 1999, 18 min.

An old woman is awakened by screams as a girl bangs on her door, begging to be let in. A man, also outside, warns that this is a hoax -- the girl will kill her if she opens the door. A gripping story of trust that explores how two loners become each other's family for one night. Winner of Golden Gate Award at San Francisco Film Society and Director's Choice Award at the Black Maria Film Festival.

 

 

LIGHTING THE LAMP

Rani Grassi Breslow, USA, 2002, 12 min.

Deepika is newly-marriedand under pressure to have children. But Deepika has other plans. Their story is paralleled with that of their neighbor Raquel, a single African American and a successful professor who has an infant daughter.

 

ANOTHER JOURNEY

Ushma Parikh, USA, 10 min.

The tale of a young woman's emotional journey after the loss of her husband. A poignant and powerful expression of life after.

 

Tuesday, January 27th: 8 & 10 PM

7-8pm FREE Pizza and Beer for ticket holders for 1st show

Pioneer Theater, 155 East 3rd Street (at Avenue A); F to 2d Ave., 6 to Bleeker

Tickets: $9

 

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