Filmmaker in Person! Deeply moving and smart, Arshad Khan’s outstanding documentary Abu is a quintessential immigrant story that captures the tumultuous journey of his family's move to Canada, from Pakistan, in the early 90s.
Live multimedia performance! Accomplished musician and composer for film Gingger Shankar celebrates the life and work of her mother (Viji Shankar) and grandmother (Lakshmi Shankar) - renowned artists and close collaborators with Ravi Shankar and George Harrison (The Beatles).
An animated adaptation of one of Indian master Satyajit Ray's most beloved works, this colorful film follows the hilarious misadventures of Goopi and Bagha, two tuneless musicians banished from their villages for their cacophonous music.
This smart and engaging black comedy finds humor in the tenuous nature of democracy. Conscientious clerk, Newton, must keep devious military personnel and oddball bureaucrats in check during election day in the conflict-ridden “tribal” area of Chhattisgarh.
One of the most successful plays on the Indian stage (by Mahesh Dattani) is adapted for the screen in this stellar cineplay, a dramatic comedy that captures the tension and jealousy between a rising Bharatanatyam dancer and her parents, both dancers themselves.
Capitalism has been the engine of unprecedented economic growth and social transformation. With the fall of the communist states and the triumph of “neo- liberalism,” capitalism is by far the world’s dominant ideology. But how much do we understand about …
3rd i and ATA present: "Capitalism"--Episodes 3 & 4. With the fall of the communist states and the triumph of “neo-liberalism,” capitalism is by far the world’s dominant ideology. But how much do we understand about how it originated, and what makes it work?
"A Suitable Girl" follows three young women in India struggling to maintain their identities and follow their dreams amid intense pressure to get married. Documenting the arranged marriage and matchmaking process in vérité over four years, the film examines the women's complex relationship with marriage, family, and culture.
Join us for an afternoon of hands-on artmaking projects, with a musical performance, a film screening, and a scavenger hunt, at the Palo Alto Art Center! Activities are appropriate for ages 5 through adult.