Past Events
 

Throughout the year, 3rd I screens films and videos around the Bay Area. Our shows include original thematic programming, co-presentations with a diverse array of film festivals, fundraisers for Non-Profits, and Private Screenings for filmmakers and industry programmers.

Click on the month for detailed screening info:

 

March 2010

3rd i South Asian Independent Film co-presents:

The Jewish Community Center's Arts & Ideas Program: The Jewish (and other) Leading Ladies of Indian Cinema
February 19, 2010

The 28th Annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF)

3rd i South Asian International Shorts 2010

Saturday, March 13th, Noon
Sundance Kabuki 6

 

November 2009

3rd i Films presents:

3rd i's Seventh Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival
November 5 - 8, 2009
Opening at the Roxie Theater, Thursday/Friday, November 5-6
Continues at the Castro Theatre over the weekend, November 7-8

4 days of shorts, documentaries, feature films from South Asia and the South Asian diaspora including: India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kashmir, Australia, Canada, Germany, UK and USA.

 

October 2009

3rd i Films is proud to copresent at: The 12th Annual United Nations Association Film Festival:

Dishonored
52' (Sigrun Norderval, Pakistan)

Gold Rush (The Neharawalas)
13' (Raja Dev/Sujoy Biswas, India)

Mustang - Journey of Transformation
30' (Will Parrinello, USA/Nepal)

The Sari Soldiers
90' (Julie Bridgham, Nepal)

 

3rd i copresents at Asian Art Museum

3rd i's Seventh Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival

3rd i Films copresents:
MATCHA: Thai River Festival
at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct 29, 2009

 

August 2009

3rd i copresents at the Pacific Film Archive:
Gamperaliya, James Lester Peries (Sri Lanka, 1964)

When: August 9, 2009, 6:45pm
Where: Pacific Film Archive Theater, 2575 Bancroft Way, Between College and Telegraph, Berkeley, CA

 

July 2009

3rd i South Asian Independent Film presents Snakes, Sirens and Vamps: A Short History of Early Indian Cinema
A talk illustrated with clips, by Anupama Kapse
Live musical accompaniment for select clips by Robin Sukhadia

When: Friday, July 24, 2009, 7:30pm
Where: Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

 

June 2009

3rd i's Green Eye Day - an evening of programs about the soil that sustains the food that sustains us: a walking tour of urban farms in the Mission District led by MyFarm, followed by a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary straight from the Sundance Film Festival, Dirt! The Movie, and we close the evening with a talk and book-signing by renowned author and activist, Raj Patel, about the politics of food distribution. Copresented with: Global Exchange, the California Food and Justice Coalition and the Ecology Center.
When: June 13, 2009
Where: Artists Television Access (ATA)

3rd I is proud to copresent at Frameline33:
I Can't Think Straight
DIRECTOR: Shamim Sarif (UK, 2007, 85 min, English)
When: Monday, June 22, 9:30 PM
Where: Castro Theatre

 

May 2009

3rdi is proud to co-present at the 52nd San Francisco Int’l Film Festival, April 23 to May 7: Mohandas by Mazhar Kamran (May 1, 6, 7) and Chaturanga (Four Chapters) by Suman Mukhopadhyay (Apr 28, 29; May 1).

3rd I South Asian Independent Film is proud to copresent
with The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal and AID, Berkeley:

The 25th Anniversary Bhopal Survivors Tour in SF-Bay Area

What: Survivor Stories & Bhopal Panel - two dates
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 6:30-8:30pm
Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 6:30-8:30pm

In conjunction with the Bhopal Survivors Tour, we screened Bhopal Express, a film by Mahesh Mathai, May 28, 2009 at PFA.

 

April 2009

3rd I South Asian Independent Film presents:
3rd I's Green Eye, April-June, 2009
A series of films and conversations about the environment, how it's changing and how it impacts human beings - through a South Asian lens.

We start the series in April with: Bullshit! a film by PeÅ Holmquist and Suzanne Khardalian, April 19, Sunday, 2pm @ ATA, 992 Valencia at 21st Street, San Francisco

 
March 2009

...And Now - INTRODUCING BOLLYWOOD!!!
Bollywood 101: A lecture and presentation of clips by Alka Raghuram. March 8, 2009 @ ATA (Artists' Television Access)

3rd I Copresents at the 27th San Francisco Asian American Film Festival, March 12-22, 2009. Films: 3rd I South Asian International Shorts 2009, Kanchivaram: A Communist Confession, Karma Calling, The Mosque in Morgantown, Ocean of Pearls, Project Kashmir

 
November 2008

3rd I's Sixth Annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival, Nov 13–16, 2008.

 
October 2008

3rd I copresents at the United Nations Association Film Festival, Oct 22, at Stanford University. Films: SALIM BABA, directed by Tim Sternberg, and TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE: Oscar-winning doc about the abuse of power by the Bush administration. For more information: please visit www.unaff.org.

 
August 2008

3rd I copresents at the 28th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (Jul 24 - Aug 11)

 
July 2008

3rd I presents Bollywood Sound & Image: A discussion with Robin Sukhadia

3rd i San Francisco and Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center present a series of seminars around HIV, sexuality, and LGBTQ issues in South Asian communities in the US and abroad. Copresented with Trikone

 
June 2008

3rd I presents Bollywood Sound & Image: A discussion with Robin Sukhadia

3rd I copresents at frameline32, San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

3rd I presents at the Asha Festival of Hope

 

May 2008

3rd i San Francisco and Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center present a series of seminars around HIV, sexuality, and LGBTQ issues in South Asian communities in the US and abroad.

3rd I presents Bollywood Sound & Image: A discussion with Robin Sukhadia

 

April 2008

3rd I is proud to co-present Calcutta My Love, directed by Goutam Ghose and Frozen, directed by Shivajee Chandrabhushan at the 51st San Francisco International Film Festival.

 

March 2008

3rd  I co-presents -- 26th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

 
January 2008

3rd I Presents: On Telly: A conversation about Indian Television

 
October 2007

3rd I co-presents Vanaja

3rd I copresents at The 10th Annual United Nations Association Film Festival

 
September 2007

3rd I copresents with the Pacific Film Archive

3rd I copresents with the MadCat Women’s International Film Festival

 
July 2007

3rd I co-presents "What is time, my love?" with Artists’ Television Access

3rd I co-presents "Amu"

 

June 2007

3rd  I co-presents: Frameline31 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

3rd I seminar: Queer Bollywood: Alternative Sexualities in Popular Indian Cinema

 

April 2007

3rd  I co-presents two films at the San Francisco International Film Festival

3rd I co-presents "7 Islands and a Metro" with the Center for South Asia Studies

3rd I supports the Asian art Museum's new exhibition, "Princes, Places, and Passion: The Art of India's Mewar Kingdom."

 

March 2007

3rd I co-presents with the SF Asian American Film Festival

 

November 2006

3rd i SF International South Asian Film Festival

 
August 2006

BOLLYWOOD 101

 
July 2006

DAUGHTERS OF EVEREST

 
June 2006

"YOURS EMOTIONALLY" and "No More Tears"

 
April 2006

The Experimental eye on 3rd i - Co-presented by SF Cinematheque

 
March 2006

3rd I pairs up with the SF Intl Asian American Film Festival by NAATA, to bring you the annual 3rd I International South Asian Shorts 2006 program, and many independent South Asian feature films

 

November 2005

Third San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival
http://www.thirdi.org/festival

 
October 2005

THE SPEAKING HAND, With Ustad Zakir Hussain attending in Person
Special 3rd I Film Festival Fundraiser

 

July 2005
The Warrior,
Special 3rd I co-presentation with Miramax

Co-presentation with The San Francisco Silent Film Festival - PREM SANYAS (THE LIGHT OF ASIA)

 

June 2005
3rd I Co-presents with Trikone The Journey and My Brother Nikhil

Co-presented with Queer Cultural Center and 8th Annual United States of Asian America Festival: Tales of the Night Fairies

 

April 2005
3rd I presents, in association with the San Francisco International film Festival: Choker Bali, Black Friday

 

March 2005

Presented, in association with the NAATA San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival: 3rd I South Asian International Shorts 2005, A Fond Kiss, Continuous Journey and Yasmin

 

February 2005

Goodness Ungracious Me! -and- Goodness Gracious Me!

 
January 2005

3rd I in Association with Balboa Theatre Presents: Veer-Zaara

 
November 2004

SF International South Asian Film Festival

From Art house classics to documentary films and from innovative and experimental visions to next-level Bollywood, 3rd I' s annual festival will showcase diverse images of South Asians through independent films. Please visit our festival website to view a list of all our screenings.

 
June 2004

MUTINY: Asians Strom British Music

Queer I by 3rd I: Miss Manju Truck Driver

 
May 2004

Final Solution: Screening and Discussion with Rakesh Sharma

 
April 2004

3rd I SF's Video Production Workshop

3rd I SF Presents the SF Premiere of Silent Waters (Khamosh Pani) on April 22 and 25th. Co-presented with the 47th San Francisco International Film Festival.

3rd I SF and Milestone Films Present The Clay Bird (Matir Moina) on April 30 through May 6.

 
March 2004

3rd I pairs up with the 22nd SF Intl Asian American Film Festival by NAATA, to bring you the annual 3rd I International South Asian Shorts 2004 program, and many independent South Asian feature films

 
February 2004

3rd I South Asian Independent Film presents Tim Supple's Twelfth Night: the tale of disguise, mistaken identity and misplaced love, re-imagined for today's audience.

 
November 2003

3rd I is proud to present the first San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival (SFISAFF), on November 1 & 2, 2003. Please visit our archived festival website to view a list of all our screenings.

 
August 2003

3rd I co-presents at Q-Filmistan, SF's Queer South Asian Film Festival sposnored by Trikone

AMADER KOTHA (OUR STORIES): Shorts From Bangladesh

 
June 2003

3rd I SF co-presents Global Sight & Sound 2003 at Sony Metreon with Project Ahimsa/Pangea and many other artists.

3rd I SF co-presents QUEER MASALA in support of Pride Month
Co-presented with the SF Center and the Queer Cultural Center

 
May 2003

I'm British But...The Early Films of Gurinder Chadha
  Presented with NAATA
3rd I South Asian International Shorts 2003
3rd I Love Shorts

 
April 2003

3rd I SF co-presents Tale of a Naughty Girl at 46th San Francisco International Film Festival

 
March 2003

San Francisco premiere of Sandstorm (Bawandar)

3rd I SF co-presents Cinema of the Indian Diaspora at the 21st San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival:

Bend it like Beckham

Mother India

Mutiny: Asians Storm British Music

3rd I South Asian International Shorts 20003

 
February 2003

Living in Color

Brown Face

Fair and Lovely

 
November 2002

From the Frontlines of South Asia

Bhutan: The Last Place

India: Hole in the Wall

Sri Lanka: Living with Terror

 
October 2002

3rd I co-presents with United Nations Association Film Festival 2002

 
September 2002

3rd I presents the San Francisco premiere of

Raat Chali Hai Jhoom Ke (The Long Night)

 
August 2002

3rd I Political Film Series: My American Soul: Under Attack

 
July 2002

3rd I co-presents Shiraz with San Francisco Silent Film Festival

and The Consulate General of India in San Francisco at the

Castro Theatre

 
June 2002

Bollywood Bound

HEY RAM!!

 
May 2002

Pacific Film Archive (PFA)

Films by Satyajit Ray

 
April 2002

Campy Bollywood

Global Sight and Sound: South Asia - A Benefit for the Smithsonian Sikh Heritage Project and Ahimsa Fund presents Turbans

3rd I co-presents the 45th San Francisco International Film Festival

Asoka

War and Peace

 
March 2002

South Asian Program Highlights at NAATA's 20th Anniversary San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

Salaam Mira! The Short Films of Mira Nair

Khichdi: Underground Shorts from the US, UK, and subcontinent

A Passage to Ottawa

 

February 2002

Split Wide Open

 
December 2001

Jang Aur Aman

 

November 2001

In Memory of Friends

Desperately Seeking Helen

Karma Local

 
October 2001

Desi: South Asians in New York

 
September 2001

Tomandote (Two For Tea)

Surviving Sabu

 
July 2001

Goodness Gracious Me - Live at Wembly - back by popular demand

A Family Business

 
June 2001

An Evening of Shorts by South Asian American Women Directors

 
May 2001

Goodness Gracious Me

 
April 2001

I'm British But...

The Bhangra Wrap

 

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