3rd i Presents “The Escapists”

ATA 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

3rd i Presents The Escapists, directed by Saprina Panday—a work-in-progress discussion with emerging film maker Saprina Panday and moderated by Tanya Tandon and Anjana Iyer   Date: Friday, April 26th, 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm  (film 20 min, followed by discussion) Location: ATA - 992 Valencia Street The Escapists is about three immigrant best friends who chase their dreams and […]

3rd i Co-presents at SF Film Fest

Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA

3rd i co-presents the new film Photograph at the Castro Theatre. This powerfully romantic and gently comedic film from India comes from the same director as the cult hit The Lunchbox (2013). It quietly traces the story of a street photographer who convinces an upper-class girl he meets at a tourist site to pose as […]

Good Guy Bad Guy – UC Davis

International House, UC Davis 10 College Park, Davis, CA

Indu Krishnan’s doc chronicles five years in the tumultuous life of Zakhir, a gentle soul who lives on the streets of Bangalore. Q&A with the director.

Drawn Together – UC Davis

International House, UC Davis 10 College Park, Davis, CA

With a lively backdrop of superheroes and comic books, Harleen Singh’s "Drawn Together" examines issues of diversity, representation, and racism. Q&A with filmmaker.

JUTTI KASOORI + HALFWAY HOME – UC Davis

International House, UC Davis 10 College Park, Davis, CA

Nicole Ranganath's doc on the rich history of the Punjabi community in Northern California, and Steve Arounsack's doc on the vibrant arts scene in the Asian American community of the Central Valley. Followed by Q&A with filmmakers.

3rd i Co-presents “Shiraz” at the SF Silent Film Festival

Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA

An astonishing treasure of the silent cinema, Shiraz is an ambitious and elegant film that takes creative license with the story of the life and death of the 17th-century Mumtaz Mahal (Enakshi Rama Rau), the Mughal empress whose early demise inspired her husband, Shiraz (Rai) to construct the Taj Mahal. Inventing a backstory involving bandits, slavers, […]

3rd i Co-presents at CAAMFest37

AMC Kabuki 8 1881 Post St, San Francisco, CA

3rd i Films is pleased to co-present Tiger at CAAMFest37. TIGER is a powerful film about a Sikh-American boxer who is banned from the boxing commission for practicing his religious beliefs. Based on a true story of Pardeep Singh Nagra (a break-out role for Prem Singh), this inspirational story explores a boxer’s real fight outside […]

3rd i Co-presents at CAAMfest37

AMC Kabuki 8 1881 Post St, San Francisco, CA

3rd i Films is pleased to Co-present When We Walk at CAAMFest37. Emmy-Award-winning director Jason DaSilva continues the documentation of his diagnosis with multiple sclerosis and its aftermath. When We Walk, (78 min ) the follow-up to DaSilva’s 2013 film When I Walk, and part of a documentary trilogy, is bracingly forthright and political in […]

3rd i Co-presents “SHIRAZ” at the Roxie

Roxie Theater

An astonishing treasure of the silent cinema, "Shiraz" is an ambitious and elegant film that takes creative license with the story of the life and death of the Mughal empress whose early demise inspired her husband to construct the Taj Mahal.

3rd i Co-presents “Kattumarum’’ at Frameline 43

Landmark Shattuck Cinemas 2230 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

"Kattumaram" is a heartfelt look at the strength of community in rural India, showcasing the importance of tradition along with the need for evolution.

Documentary Film Screening: “Reason”

Oshman Hall, McMurtry Bldg 355 Roth Way, Stanford, CA

Renowned documentarian Anand Patwardhan charts his country's slide away from secular democracy and toward divisions of power, caste, and religious belief — and the violence that has followed.

Frameline44: Pride Showcase

Online CA

View 16 original programs highlighting some of the best new LGBTQ+ films from around the world.

Celebrating Pride with AAM and GAPA

Online CA

Experience spoken word, short plays, and storytelling monologues from an intergenerational collective in a virtual program.

Re-Storying the Ramayana

Online CA

Join us for Re-Storying the Ramayana: A Role-Playing Game Virtual Program, a FREE event by the Asian Art Museum on THURSDAY, JUNE 3 at 4PM PST.

A special talk by Robin Sukhadia

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Join arts professor Robin Sukhadia for special talk by Robin Sukhadia on the healing power of tabla, with a live sound meditation.

Alka Raghuram, a Filmmaker’s Workshop

Roxie Theater 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA

In this interactive presentation, Alka Raghuram -- filmmaker and artist -- will share her works and works-in-progress, her creative process during Covid, and how she creates unique points of view that reflect the characters’ and the filmmaker’s worldview.

Free

An Encore Special Talk by Robin Sukhadia

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Fulbright scholar, musician/composer and 3rd i alum, Robin Sukhadia, will share the history of raga (melody) and tala (rhythm) on the subcontinent of India.

Free

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