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November 2018

17 November 2018

A Suitable Girl

4:15 pm
"A Suitable Girl" follows three young women in India struggling to maintain their identities and follow their dreams amid intense pressure to get married. Winner of the Albert Maysles Award for Best New Documentary Director, at the Tribeca International Film Festival, 2017
17 November 2018

A Suitable Girl

2:30 pm
"A Suitable Girl" follows three young women in India struggling to maintain their identities and follow their dreams amid intense pressure to get married. Winner of the Albert Maysles Award for Best New Documentary Director, at the Tribeca International Film Festival, 2017
04 November 2018

Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema

6:30 pm
Full of unexpected surprises and archival jewels from cinematic history, "Shalom Bollywood" reveals the forgotten history of early Indian cinema, when Jewish stars reigned supreme on the desi screen.
04 November 2018

Sir

4:30 pm
This beautifully nuanced, sensual and insightful feature film, which premiered at Cannes this year, explores the forbidden attraction between a maid and her wealthy employer, whilst thwarting the expectations of a typical Indian love story.
04 November 2018

Up Down & Sideways

2:45 pm
Hypnotic rhythms and complex polyphonic music reverberate through the hills of Nagaland in this portrait of an indigenous community and their remarkable musical traditions, set in the alluring northeast of India.
04 November 2018

Azmaish: a Journey Through the Subcontinent

12:30 pm
Traveling across Pakistan and India, filmmaker Sabiha Sumar and actress Kalki Koechlin witness radically changing political landscapes, their encounters giving rise to a personal and poetic search to uncover the voices of the silent majority, particularly those of women. Followed by panel discussion.
03 November 2018

Tumbbad

9:45 pm
A perfect post-Halloween treat, this gothic fantasy opened International Critics Week at this year's Venice Film Festival, with sumptuous cinematography and a Tim Burtonesque sensibility that transcends the light-horror genre.
03 November 2018

Ask the Sexpert

7:30 pm
Entertaining, insightful, and with a wry sense of humor, "Ask the Sexpert" is a feature-length documentary about Dr. Mahinder Watsa, a highly popular 93-year-old sex advice columnist for a daily newspaper in Mumbai.
03 November 2018

Drawn Together + Shorts

5:30 pm
With a lively backdrop of superheroes and comic books, Harleen Singh’s "Drawn Together" examines issues of diversity, representation, and racism. With Rucha Chitnis’ "In the Land of My Ancestors" about Ohlone land rights, and "Macher Jhol," Abhishek Verma’s animated queer short.
03 November 2018

A Better Man

3:00 pm
Working with filmmaker Lawrence Jackman, Attiya Khan invites her ex-boyfriend Steve to examine her abusive relationship from 20 years ago, revealing how we can change the conversation on domestic abuse.
03 November 2018

Demons in Paradise

1:00 pm
Jude Ratnam’s revealing documentary takes us back into Sri Lanka’s civil war, through his childhood memories and his family’s personal stories, to confront the history that haunts him.
02 November 2018

Befikre (Carefree)

9:30 pm
Bollywood at the Castro!! Set in the picturesque city of love — Paris — this exuberant romantic comedy stars Bollywood’s hottest stars, Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor, as two commitment-phobic friends who start a casual relationship.
02 November 2018

Village Rockstars

7:30 pm
A magical coming-of-age tale that follows Dhunu and her frolicking band of friends, as they rock out to their styrofoam instruments and dream of becoming real musicians. "Village Rockstars" is India’s official entry to the Oscars 2019.
01 November 2018

Good Guy Bad Guy

7:15 pm
Deftly composed, smart, and socially-engaged, Indu Krishnan’s doc chronicles five years in the tumultuous life of Zakhir, a gentle soul who lives on the streets of Bangalore (India's Silicon Valley), with an ill-fitting murder charge to his name.

August 2018

05 August 2018

3rd i Co-Presents with the Jewish Film Festival — Shalom Bollywood

12:15 pm
Danny Ben-Moshe tells the compelling tale of Jewish actresses who performed in early Bollywood films.
04 August 2018

3rd i Co-Presents with the Jewish Film Festival — Shalom Bollywood

11:30 am
Danny Ben-Moshe tells the compelling tale of Jewish actresses who performed in early Bollywood films.

July 2018

26 July 2018

3rd i Co-Presents with the Jewish Film Festival — Shalom Bollywood

12:10 pm
Danny Ben-Moshe tells the compelling tale of Jewish actresses who performed in early Bollywood films.

June 2018

02 June 2018

3rd i Co-Presents at the SF Silent Film Festival

12:00 pm
Filmed entirely on location in India, A Throw of Dice tells the story of two kings vying for the hand of a young woman.

May 2018

19 May 2018

3rd i Co-presents HALFWAY HOME at CAAMFEST 36

7:00 pm

3rd i co-presents HALFWAY HOME, at CAAMFEST 36
Directed by Steve Arounsack, (27 min)

HALFWAY HOME introduces three artists living and working in Central Valley California and explores their artistic traditions of their homelands.

Harjeet Singh and Paramjeet Kaur have …

16 May 2018

3rd i Co presents HALF WIDOW at CAAMFEST 36

9:00 pm

3rd i Co presents HALF WIDOW at CAAMFEST 36
Directed by Danish Renzu, India (91 min)

Inspired by the life of activist Parveena Ahanger, HALF WIDOW is a story of loss and self-actualization amidst the tense backdrop of the Kashmir …

13 May 2018

3rd i Co-presents HALF WIDOW at CAAMFEST 36

12:10 pm

3rd i Co presents HALF WIDOW at CAAMFEST 36
Directed by Danish Renzu, India (91 min)

Inspired by the life of activist Parveena Ahanger, HALF WIDOW is a story of loss and self-actualization amidst the tense backdrop of the Kashmir …

April 2018

17 April 2018

3rd i Films Co-presents MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. @ 2018 SFFILM Festival

1:00 pm
3rd i Films is excited to co-present MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. at the 2018 SFFILM Festival.
15 April 2018

3rd i Films Co-presents “The Next Guardian” at the 2018 SFFILM Festival

1:00 pm
3rd i Films co-presents "The Next Guardian" at the 2018 SFFILM Festival. Set in the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, the film tells the story of modern teenage siblings Gyembo and Tashi.
15 April 2018

3rd i co-presents at Spring Family Day!

12:30 pm
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.
13 April 2018

3rd i Films Co-presents “The Next Guardian” @ 2018 SFFILM Festival

6:30 pm
3rd i Films co-presents "The Next Guardian" at the 2018 SFFILM Festival. Set in the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, the film tells the story of modern teenage siblings Gyembo and Tashi.
10 April 2018

3rd i Co-presents MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. at the 2018 SFFILM Festival

9:00 pm
3rd i Films is excited to co-present MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. at the 2018 SFFILM Festival.
08 April 2018

3rd i Films Co-presents “The Next Guardian” at the 2018 SFFILM Festival

2:00 pm
3rd i Films co-presents "The Next Guardian" at the 2018 SFFILM Festival. Set in the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, the film tells the story of modern teenage siblings Gyembo and Tashi.
06 April 2018

3rd i Films Co-presents MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. at the 2018 SFFILM Festival

8:30 pm
3rd i Films is excited to co-present MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. at the 2018 SFFILM Festival.

March 2018

31 March 2018

3rd i Presents “A Suitable Girl”

2:00 pm
"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.

February 2018

22 February 2018

3rd i Films & ATA present: “Capitalism,” Episodes 5 & 6

7:30 pm

When: Thursday, February 22, 7:30 pm
Where: Artists’ Television Access, 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Free screening

In recent months, 3rd i and ATA screened Capitalism, Episodes 1, 2, 3 & 4, directed by Ilan Ziv. On …

January 2018

26 January 2018

3rd i and ATA present: “Capitalism”–Episodes 3 & 4

7:00 pm
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?
20 January 2018

3rd i Films copresents: South Asian Film Festival, UC Davis

10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The first UC Davis South Asian Film Festival, Jan. 20, 2018.

November 2017

24 November 2017

3rd i Co-presents “Capitalism”–Episodes 1 & 2

8:00 pm

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 …

18 November 2017

Dance Like A Man

7:30 pm
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.
18 November 2017

Newton

5:00 pm
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.
18 November 2017

The World of Goopi and Bagha (Goopi Gawaiya, Bagha Bajaiya)

3:00 pm
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.
18 November 2017

The Cinema Travellers

1:00 pm
This intimate and poetic gem captures the miracle of cinema in its purest sense, and the timelessness of a tradition that has existed in India for decades - the traveling tent cinema.
18 November 2017

Bad, Brown, Bride: 3 Desi Series

11:30 am
Bay Area Filmmakers in Person! Snappy, sexy, and seriously modern, these three shorts series turn stereotypes about desis on their heads, and offer modern portraits of young South Asians in America.
12 November 2017

Coast to Coast: Mumbai to the Mission

7:30 pm
Bay Area Filmmakers in Person! From light comedy to dark wit, this year's kaleidoscope of cinematic offerings engage the intimate, personal and the intellectual.
12 November 2017

Last Man in Dhaka Central (The Young Man Was, Part 3)

5:00 pm
Filmmaker in Person! Filmmaker Naeem Mohaiemen brings his razor-sharp critique and keen awareness of global politics to the conversation, as he probes Peter Custers, a Dutch journalist who traveled half-way across the world to participate in a left-wing uprising in Bangladesh. With short Abu Ammar is Coming.
12 November 2017

NEWTON

2:45 pm
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.
12 November 2017

Shepherdess of the Glaciers

1:00 pm
Set amidst the stunning landscape of Ladakh, this mesmerizing doc is a tribute to the unbreakable bond between humans and animals, and captures a disappearing way of life that is deeply intertwined with nature.
11 November 2017

OM SHANTI OM

8:15 pm
Bollywood at the Castro!! Serving up a dazzling array of musical showstoppers and cameos by nearly every Bollywood star, "Om Shanti Om" is a blockbuster extravaganza for the ages. Director Farah Khan pulls out all the stops, and Shah Rukh Khan breaks out his disco moves in this star-studded tribute to the swinging 70's.
11 November 2017

An Insignificant Man

5:30 pm
Dubbed the "Bernie Sanders of India," Arvind Kejriwal shook up the status quo of the Indian political system in the last national election. This revolutionary shift in India's mainstream political establishment is exposed in this gripping documentary. Followed by panel discussion.
11 November 2017

NARI: The Unsung Story of the Women from India’s First Family of Music

3:00 pm
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).
10 November 2017

Gurgaon

9:30 pm
Stylish and edgy, with a deep, dark twist, GURGAON is a neo-noir based on the true life story of a kidnapping gone awry, in the shiny outer reaches of the fast growing Delhi metropolis.
10 November 2017

Random Acts of Legacy

7:15 pm
Filmmaker via Skype! In this gorgeous, multi-layered documentary about immigration and integration, Ali Kazimi ("A Continuous Journey") brilliantly weaves a rich tapestry of history and memory.
09 November 2017

3rd i’s San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival 2017

7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Come celebrate 3rd i's fifteenth anniversary this year, as the annual SF International South Asian Film Festival presents some of the best cinema from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Canada, Australia, and the USA.
09 November 2017

Abu (Father)

7:15 pm
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.

September 2017

24 September 2017

Second screening of “The Hate Man” doc

7:00 pm
This moving portrait of a Berkeley street philosopher explores the Hate Man’s enigmatic life, including why, thirty years ago, he chose to quit his job as a successful New York Times journalist, drop out of mainstream society and live in the streets. Challenging conventional notions of success, conformity, progress and morality, 'Hate' lucidly discusses and defends his own 'downward mobility' and personal theories of human communication among countless other issues.
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