May 2003 Events

I'm British But...The Early Films of Gurinder Chadha

May 18, 2003

Co-presented with NAATA

AMC Kabuki 8 Theaters

1881 Post St (at Fillmore)

San Francisco


$8 - General
$7 - Student/Senior
$6 - NAATA Member


I'm British But... UK, 1990 (30mins)
A fast-paced look at the rise of the vibrant British Bhangra scene in
the late 1980's, which combines energetic musical sequences with candid
interviews to reveal the formation of a new South Asian British


What do you call an Indian woman who is funny? UK,1994 (18mins)
Interviews with four Indian cabaret dancers explore who sets the agenda
for comedy--is humor culturally specific or can anyone enjoy a joke
regardless of race and ethnicity?


Acting our age UK, 1993 (30mins)
The residents of a home for South Asian elderly shoot a video,
interviewing people on the street and members in Parliament, revealing generational attitudes and cross-cultural values, proving that it's never too late to take matters into your own hands!


3rd I South Asian International Shorts 2003

May 16, 2003

Back by popular demand!

In celebration of the 4th Anniversay of Dhamaal

Film screening: 8:30-9:30pm

Music: 10pm-3:30am

60 Sixth Street (Club Six), San Francisco

Admission: $10, 21+


Film program details



3rd I Love Shorts

May 10, 2003

Mission Cultural Center

2868 Mission Street (Right off 24th St. BART), San Francisco

7:30- 8:30pm, doors open at 7pm

Admission $7


Hole (Spotlight Award, showcases UCLA's best directors), USA 2002
Director: Keshni Kashyap
The modern day dilemmas of falling in(to) love.


Everything , USA 2002
Director: Harjant Gill
Everything's just too intense for this queer Sikh American boy.


Naya Zamana, New Zealand 1996
Director: Mandrika Rupa
A young queer Indian woman living in a West Auckland housing estate is caught between to sets of irreconcilable differences.


Black Nor White, UK 2002
Director: Anjali Nair
A conflict between love, tradition and reconciliation as Rahul parts
with a lover to welcome his wife.


Bhakti (Devotion) , USA 2002
Director: V Prasad (special Directors guild award)
A dancer's visually stunning journey towards divine transcendence.


Program notes courtesy of Amanda Lee and our friends from NAATA.


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