September 2001 Events
September 2, 2001

3rd I and Q-Filmistan present

Surviving Sabu

Surviving Sabu is the story of the difficult relationship between a young gay South Asian man and his father, refracted through the images of the late film star Sabu of "Jungle Book" and "Elephant Boy". This film will be included within the ICON program of the Q-Filmistan which runs a total of 1.5 hours.

Special Jury Prize, Zanzibar International Film Festival Jury Prize, Vancouver Out on Screen Festival


Queer filmistan explores the relationship between queerness and South Asia, between South Asia and South Asian diasporas, through films and videos that comment on queer sexualities and their location in South Asian history and society.

The festival runs from Aug 31-Sep 2 at Artists Television Access, 992 Valencia St, San Francisco.

Passes available online at

For more info call 415-789-7322 or email

September 14, 2001

Tomandote (Two For Tea)

9th Festival ¡Cine Latino!

starring Zack Qureshi and Nuria Prisms A Romantic Comedy by Isabel Gardela Nuria Roldos, Cinematographer Spain 2000, 94 minutes

Official Selection Montreal Film Festival 2000, Official Selection London Film Festival 2000

Gabi, a 30-year-old writer, returns to Barcelona after a decadent 3 years to pick up a prestigious award for erotic literature. There she meets Jalil, a Muslim Indian who makes bouquets all night in a local 24-hour flower shop. Gabi and Jalil share a sultry summer, even though she is Christian and he is Muslim, even though she is liberal and he is conservative. When Jalil returns from a vacation in India, their relationship enters a game of negotiations.

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