San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival 3rd I
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About 3rd I

3rd I is a non-profit, national organization committed to promoting diverse images of South Asians through independent film. We represent filmmakers and audiences from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, The Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tibet, and the South Asian Diaspora. We support our mission by providing film screenings, filmmaking courses, networking resources, and a distribution channel for the South Asian-American film community and our audiences.

To learn more about 3rd I San Francisco, visit or call (415) 835-4783.

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(3rd I crew with star Parmindar Nagra at the SFISAFF 2004 reception)

Festival Staff

Ivan Jaigirdar, Festival Director - Artistic
Camille Ramani, Board of Directors
Amrita Gandhi, Festival Assistant Director
Brent Hall, Operations Supervisor
Sue Jean Halvorsen, Outreach Diva Extraordinaire
Anuj Vaidya, Screening Committee
Saqib Mausoof, Sponsorship
Siva Natarajan, Sponsorship
Lin Ong, Festival Design and Print Collaterals
Andrea Pezzano, Marketing Director
Alka Raghuram, Festival Intern
kulwinder Dol, Volunteer Coordinator
Seema Arora, Press/Publicity
Seth Saint Martin, Accounting
Lisa Tsering, Programming Consultant

Outreach Partners

3rd I SF strives to form mutually beneficial partnerships with othercommunity organizations and companies to promote South Asian independent film.

We welcome community organizations who wish to partner with us on our festival. Please contact