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March 2014
21 March 2014

3rd i co-presents “Jadoo” at Pacific Film Archive

8:45 pm
Written for laughter and tears, Jadoo delves into the dilemmas of misunderstood intentions, regardless of religion or ethnicity.
31 March 2014

3rd i presents “I for India”

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Forty years of home movies tell the story of an immigrant and his family back home.
April 2014
11 April 2014

3rd i co-presents Karsh Kale: Classical Science Fiction

8:00 pm
Producer and multi-instrumentalist Karsh Kale breaks down the traditional constructs of Indian classical music in his "Classical Science Fiction." Apr 11, Nourse Theatre, San Francisco
26 April 2014

3rd i co-presents “The Seventh Walk”

1:45 pm
Deftly blending sound, image and text, this subtly hypnotic film meditates upon the figure of Paramjit Singh commingled with surreal tableaux inspired by his paintings.
27 April 2014

3rd i Co-Presents FOLK LOK, a new multimedia performance by Mandeep Sethi and sponsored by AIF (American India Foundation)

1:00 pm
This intergenerational, cross-cultural piece will examine and detail the human expressions of Folk Culture and Hip-Hop through film and music.
May 2014
04 May 2014

3rd i Films presents “Beyond All Boundaries”

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Award-winning doc that chronicles three characters' struggle to celebrate this beloved sport against overwhelming odds in life.
28 May 2014

3rd i’s Green Eye presents “Pad Yatra, A Green Odyssey” at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

11:45 am - 1:00 pm
700 people trek across the Himalayas with a call to save the planet's "3rd Pole."
28 May 2014

3rd i and Macy’s Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Miss America!

6:00 pm
3rd i celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with our sponsor Macy’s. Please join us for free cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres and meet Miss America -- Nina Davuluri.
June 2014
01 June 2014

3rd i Co-presents at the SF Green Film Festival

7:45 pm
Diverse global stories that show our relationship with water. In stunning 5K ultra high-def!
21 June 2014

3rd i Co-presents “Purple Skies: Voices of Indian Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transmen” at Frameline38

11:00 am
A documentary detailing the advocacy work of LGBT support groups in India.
25 June 2014

3rd i Collaborates with Asia Society in ”Seeing Asia”

5:00 pm
Join ASNC's Young Professionals Group (YPG) for an exploration of the ways in which film and media shape our understanding of Asia and Asian culture, both in the U.S. and globally.
July 2014
27 July 2014

“Ship of Theseus” screening: a benefit for the MOHAN Foundation

2:00 pm
Indie Meme & bLifeNY present the highly acclaimed film Ship of Theseus, a benefit for the MOHAN Foundation.
31 July 2014

3rd i and AIF present “The Revolutionary Optimists”

7:30 pm
3rd i Collaborates with The America India Foundation, (AIF) Young Professionals, to present "The Revolutionary Optimists."
September 2014
27 September 2014

Yatra: Masters of Kathak and Flamenco

8:00 pm
Chitresh Das Dance Company in partnership with 3rd i present the World Premiere of Yatra: Masters of Kathak & Flamenco, a Pandit Chitresh Das and Antonio Hidalgo Paz performance with media designed by 3rd i's Alka Raghuram and Kathleen Dargis.
28 September 2014

Yatra: Masters of Kathak and Flamenco

2:00 pm
Chitresh Das Dance Company in partnership with 3rd i present the World Premiere of Yatra: Masters of Kathak & Flamenco, a Pandit Chitresh Das and Antonio Hidalgo Paz performance with media designed by 3rd i's Alka Raghuram and Kathleen Dargis.
October 2014
09 October 2014

3rd i Co-Presents at the Mill Valley Film Festival

6:00 pm
3rd i co-presents "1000 Rupee Note," a humanistic morality tale about a village in India's Maharashtra state struggling to maintain its gentle rhythms and traditions in the face of endemic corruption.
November 2014
06 November 2014

Meet the Patels

7:15 pm
San Francisco Premier
Ravi Patel in Person!
This incredibly funny documentary follows a young man looking for love--and fed up enough to ask his parents to help him find it! Sold Out: Online and At-the-door. There will NOT be a Rush Line at this screening.
07 November 2014

Coast to Coast: Mumbai to the Mission

7:15 pm
US & Bay Area Premiers
Filmmakers, Cast and Crew in Person
This year's selection of shorts -- local, national and international -- employ both drama and comedy to great effect in examining social issues and conflict. Featuring shorts with Omi Vaidya and Wilbur Sargunaraj.
07 November 2014

Titli

9:15 pm
Bay Area Premier
Filmmaker Kanu Behl in Person!
Perhaps one of the most thrilling films to come out of India this year, Titli is also a family drama—the youngest of a brotherhood of violent carjackers makes the desperate attempt to break away from his dysfunctional family.
08 November 2014

Fandry

1:00 pm
San Francisco Premier
Followed by panel discussion
An exceptional and riveting directorial debut, using the great dramatic tradition of forbidden love between lower-caste and upper-caste teenagers to create a powerful multidimensional narrative that’s anything but clichéd.
08 November 2014

UPAJ: Improvise

4:00 pm
San Francisco Premier
Followed by a live performance by the artists on the occasion of Pt. Chitresh Das' 70th Birthday!
An unlikely friendship develops between the master of precision, Indian kathak dancer Chitresh Das, and freestyler Jason Samuels Smith, African American tap dancer in this magical collaboration captured on film.
08 November 2014

Dukhtar

6:00 pm
West Coast Premier
Afia Nathaniel in Person!
The starkly beautiful and forbidding mountains of Pakistan provide the setting for this edge-of-your-seat thriller from Afia Nathaniel. Pakistan’s Official Entry to the Oscars. Followed by Castro Reception with the Filmmakers.
08 November 2014

3rd i’s Castro Reception

8:00 pm

Join us for a special reception at the Castro Mezzanine following the screening of the film Dukhtar. Meet all the festival filmmakers up close and personal! Enjoy food and drinks, get your photograph taken with our celebrity guests and …

08 November 2014

Bollywood at the Castro with “Queen”!!

9:00 pm
3rd i's Bollywood at the Castro is one of the most popular events at the festival! Intensely local, gloriously global and unexpectedly moving, Queen takes Bollywood in a new direction.
09 November 2014

Mughal-e-Azam: Ruminations on a Classic Spectacle

1:00 pm
With Special Guest Manoj Shailendra, Bollywood expert and son of famed Bollywood lyricist Shailendra!
Robin Sukhadia returns to 3rd i for a close study of this 1960 blockbuster which is remembered for Naushad's timeless music, and for bringing color to Indian cinemagoers.
09 November 2014

Liar’s Dice

3:00 pm
San Francisco Premier
In this stunning and riveting road drama, a young mother searching for her missing husband follows an enigmatic guide through the visually stunning backdrop of the rural Himalayas.
09 November 2014

Psychedelic Cinema: Radhe, Radhe + Shorts

5:30 pm
West Coast & Bay Area Premiers
Prashant Bhargava in Person!
An explosion of color and sound on the silver screen captures the essence of this program of shorts, with Radhe, Radhe which features a new score by acclaimed Jazz musician Vijay Iyer.
09 November 2014

Stand Up Planet

7:30 pm
On a mission to showcase some of the funniest international comics, comedian Hasan Minhaj (who was recently signed on to the Daily Show) tests how far they can push comedy that deals with some of the toughest global poverty, gender, and race issues of our time.
15 November 2014

3rd i’s 12th annual film festival – Palo Alto edition

All day
3rd i's SFISAFF comes to Palo Alto on Nov. 15, 2014
15 November 2014

Nirnay

12:00 pm
US Premier
An intimate, thought-provoking documentary that courageously turns the camera on the filmmaker's own failed cross-caste love affair to examine why the dreams and aspirations of so many women in middle-class India never take flight.
15 November 2014

Amma und Appa

1:30 pm
US Premier
This German girl and Indian boy enjoyed a blissful, secret love for years, but now it’s time to get married and meet the parents!
15 November 2014

Zinda Bhaag

3:30 pm
Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi in Person!
Three young men from Lahore navigate the often terrifying world of illegal immigration. This musical was Pakistan's Official Entry to the Oscars in 2013, and features the talents of thespian Naseeruddin Shah.
15 November 2014

The Auction House

6:30 pm
Bay Area Premier
A nuanced tale of everyday India and two brothers that struggle to save their family business and a piece of the country’s heritage.
15 November 2014

Liar’s Dice

8:30 pm
Bay Area Premier
In this stunning and riveting road drama, a young mother searching for her missing husband follows an enigmatic guide through the visually stunning backdrop of the rural Himalayas.
February 2015
01 February 2015

3rd i Co-presents at Berlin & Beyond

6:00 pm
3rd i Films co-presents the third film in Marcus H. Rosenmüller's celebrated "Best" Trilogy, "Best Chance," at the 2015 Berlin & Beyond Film Festival
03 February 2015

3rd i Co-presents at Berlin & Beyond

7:00 pm
3rd i Films co-presents the third film in Marcus H. Rosenmüller's celebrated "Best" Trilogy, "Best Chance," at the 2015 Berlin & Beyond Film Festival
March 2015
14 March 2015

Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain

2:30 pm
Director Ravi Kumar brings together notable actors from both Hollywood and Indian cinema to tell the poignant story of the immense pesticide plant gas leak in 1984.
14 March 2015

Miss India America

9:20 pm
Lily Prasad is a valedictorian who wants to win at all costs — but she’s lost her boyfriend to the reigning Miss India National. She schemes to win him back by winning the beauty pageant herself, in this hilarious comedy.
15 March 2015

Tough Love

4:30 pm
Filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal’s documentary follows two parents as they navigate the American child welfare system to reunite their families.
15 March 2015

Margarita, With a Straw

7:00 pm
Laila is an aspiring writer and NYU transplant, via Delhi University, whose cerebral palsy is a footnote to her other achievements. When she falls for a fiery female activist, her creative and personal boundaries are tested.
17 March 2015

Tough Love

8:50 pm
Filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal’s documentary follows two parents as they navigate the American child welfare system to reunite their families.
18 March 2015

Miss India America

6:45 pm
Lily Prasad is a valedictorian who wants to win at all costs — but she’s lost her boyfriend to the reigning Miss India National. She schemes to win him back by winning the beauty pageant herself, in this hilarious comedy.
22 March 2015

Miss India America

5:00 pm
Lily Prasad is a valedictorian who wants to win at all costs — but she’s lost her boyfriend to the reigning Miss India National. She schemes to win him back by winning the beauty pageant herself, in this hilarious comedy.
April 2015
16 April 2015

3rd i Films is Proud to Co-present “The Human Experiment”

7:00 pm
"The Human Experiment" lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of untested chemicals are in our everyday products, our homes and inside of us.
21 April 2015

3rd i Films presents a sampling of shorts

3:00 pm
A sampling of award-winning short films from India that examine social issues.
May 2015
01 May 2015

3rd i Films co-presents Kala Ramnath at CIIS

8:00 pm
Kala Ramnath brings her unique "Singing Violin" sound to CIIS public programs.
03 May 2015

3rd i Films Co-presents “Court” at SFIFF

4:00 pm
3rd i Films co-presents "Court" at the SF International Film Festival, an exporation of the Indian justice system.
06 May 2015

3rd i Films Co-presents a Study of “Lagaan”

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
3rd i Films and The Center for South Asia at Stanford University present a multi-media lecture focused on Bollywood epic "Lagaan," by Fulbright Scholar and tabla artist Robin Sukhadia.
06 May 2015

3rd i Films Co-presents “Court” at SFIFF

4:30 pm
3rd i Films co-presents "Court" at the SF International Film Festival, an exporation of the Indian justice system.
27 May 2015

Meet Nigel Barker

6:00 pm
Meet fashion photographer Nigel Barker at Macy's celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
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