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Drawn Together + Shorts

November 03 2018

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Filmmakers Harleen Singh and Rucha Chitnis in person! With special guest, Ann Marie Sayers.

With a lively backdrop of superheroes and comic books, Harleen Singh’s Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity, and Stereotypes (USA, 2017) gathers together three comic book artists (SF-based Eileen Alden, NC-based Keith Knight, and NY-based Vishvajit Singh, aka “Sikh Captain America”) to examine issues of diversity, representation, and racism.

A stereotype-busting film, it provides an opportunity to explore the subjects of race, gender, and religion through the universally popular medium of comic books and cartoons, boldly encouraging viewers to look beyond the obvious, and unlearn and confront media prejudices.


“In the Land of My Ancestors”

World Premier

Rucha Chitnis’ short In the Land of My Ancestors (USA, 2018, 10 min) celebrates the living legacy of Ohlone elder Ann Marie Sayers, who has devoted her life and her land to keeping Ohlone knowledge and traditions alive.


Film still from The Fish Curry (Macher Jhol)
“The Fish Curry (Macher Jhol)”

Bay Area Premier

The Fish Curry (Macher Jhol) (India, 2017, 10 min), Abhishek Verma’s animation, captures the trials and tribulations of a Bengali man coming out to his father, over a meal of fish curry.



Date: Nov 3, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Event Categories:, ,
Directors Various
Country/Year India,USA / 2017, 2018
Running Time 72 min


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