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November 2021

12 November 2021

7 Days

7:30 pm
This feel-good romantic-comedy is about an Indian American couple forced to shelter in place, after their first date.
12 November 2021

3rd i’s 19th Annual Film Festival

All day
3rd i's 19th annual SF International South Asian Film Festival presents some of the best cinema from South Asia and its Diaspora, including stories from India, Sri Lanka, France, UK and the Pakistani community in the US.

June 2021

03 June 2021

Re-Storying the Ramayana

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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.

October 2020

25 October 2020

Word to Your Motherland

7:00 pm
Join Los-Angeles-born South Asian American Sikh recording artist SETI X for this visual journey exploring Hip-Hop Culture and its relationship with South Asian American youth and their development of self-identity.
25 October 2020

Knock, Knock, Knock

4:00 pm
This award-winning film, shot in the mountains of stunning Darjeeling, is a psychological thriller that revolves around the deciphering of a puzzle.
24 October 2020

Road to Ladakh

8:30 pm
"Road to Ladakh" is a sensual, suspenseful love story revolving around an encounter between two strangers (Irrfan Khan and Koel Purie) thrown together by chance into the magnificent wilderness of Ladakh, near the borders of India and Pakistan.
24 October 2020

Lucky

4:00 pm
This beautiful, emotional tale explores the unusual alliance between an elderly Indian woman (with an irrational fear of Africans) and a South African orphan in post-Apartheid South Africa.
23 October 2020

Levity and Artivism with Fawzia Mirza

7:30 pm
3rd i showcases comic genius Fawzia Mirza, whose work adeptly uses humor to undo divisive stereotypes and defuse challenging conversations.

June 2020

25 June 2020

Celebrating Pride with AAM and GAPA

7:00 pm
Experience spoken word, short plays, and storytelling monologues from an intergenerational collective in a virtual program.
25 June 2020

Frameline44: Pride Showcase

Jun 25, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020
View 16 original programs highlighting some of the best new LGBTQ+ films from around the world.

December 2019

05 December 2019

Documentary Film Screening: “Reason”

4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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.

November 2019

16 November 2019

Sir

7:00 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. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
16 November 2019

Bangla

4:45 pm
In this playful romantic comedy, "Bangla," an awkwardly charming 22-year-old Italian-Bengali panics when he falls in love with an impulsive and spirited Italian girl. The attraction between them is immediate, and Phaim will have to figure out how to reconcile his love with his life full of rules. Highlighted in Rotterdam’s International Film Festival in the Big screen competition section. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
16 November 2019

The MisEducation of Bindu

2:30 pm
Filmmaker Prarthana Mohan in Person!! This coming-of-age comedy follows a day in the life of formerly homeschooled Bindu as she endures high school and tries to graduate early. Paying homage to Bollywood rock with one fantastical Bollywood dance number, the film shines a light on the immigrant experience of a teenager caught between girlhood and womanhood, and India’s traditional past and the promise of a global future where she can blend in to be whomever she wants to be. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
10 November 2019

Sivaranjani and Two Other Women

8:30 pm
This cinematic homage to the “everyday” woman is a deeply moving work that focuses a critical lens on patriarchy, with outstanding performances by each of the lead actresses. The film captures the micro awakenings of identity and self-worth when family dynamics, early marriage, and pregnancy threaten to usurp the individuality of three women, unfolding across three different time periods. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
10 November 2019

Coast to Coast: Mumbai to the Mission

6:45 pm
3rd i's signature shorts program brings genres ranging from comedy to contemporary music, and short-form documentaries to dramatic narratives. This year's edition tackles stories of relationships, identity, environment, and social justice, with compassion and humor. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
10 November 2019

Bangla

4:30 pm
In this playful romantic comedy, "Bangla," an awkwardly charming 22-year-old Italian-Bengali panics when he falls in love with an impulsive and spirited Italian girl. The attraction between them is immediate, and Phaim will have to figure out how to reconcile his love with his life full of rules. Highlighted in Rotterdam’s International Film Festival in the Big screen competition section. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
10 November 2019

Chippa

2:30 pm
This humorous and entertaining film is the touching story of Chippa who, on his tenth birthday, sets out into night-time Calcutta looking for a father he has never seen. Filled with humor, hope, and curiosity, he encounters a “marvelous realism” that is evoked in the works of literary giants such as Salman Rushdie. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
10 November 2019

Nishtha Jain: A Master Class

12:30 pm
Gifted documentary filmmaker Nishtha Jain returns to 3rd i to talk about her filmmaking process in a free class, and to present excerpts from past work and her current work-in-progress, "The Golden Thread," and her first narrative short "Saboot." Jain’s work holds up a mirror to some of the most pressing concerns in India today. She will address social and political issues, including India’s #metoo women’s movement. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TO RESERVE FREE TICKETS.
09 November 2019

Bollywood at the Castro – Animated Tribute “Bombay Rose”

8:00 pm
In this gorgeous and evocative hand-painted animated feature, a single red rose weaves together three fantastical tales of unsung heroes and impossible loves. In the sensual animation, there is an ethereal brightness to the chaotic Mumbai streetscapes where Bollywood cinema is both satirized and romanticized. Fresh from rave reviews at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals, this captivating jewel will entrance you and should not be missed. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.
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