3rd I

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 www.thirdi.org/~sf , call (415) 835-4783
or email info@thirdi.org

To become a 3rd I volunteer email us at volunteer@thirdi.org.

To learn more about 3rd I, visit www.thirdi.org

For festival special events and future monthly screenings, join: 3rd I SF mailing list.

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


Ivan Jaigirdar, Festival Director
Anuj Vaidya, Associate Festival Director
J Moses Ceaser, Ticketing
Kulwinder Dol, Volunteer Coordinator
Dave Driver, Media Consultant
Ramesh Goonetilleke, Ticketing/Technical Advisor
Brent Hall, Operations
Sue Jean Halvorsen, Editorial/Outreach Diva
Jocelyn Jaigirdar, Music Composer
Saqib Mausoof, Sponsorship
Siva Natarajan, Sponsorship
Lin Ong, Festival Design
Sumati Patel-Pareek, Sponsorship
Alka Raghuram, Sponsorship
Camille Ramani, Operations/Reception
Chandre Sarkar, Sponsorship
Smruti Shah, Ticketing
Seth St. Martin,  Accounting
Ulash Thakore, Outreach
Lisa Tsering, Programming Consultant
Christine U'Ren, Web Mistress

Special Thanks to

All our volunteers, Fara Akrami, Veenu Aulakh, Abbas Barzgar, Angana Chatterji, CAAM staff, Cheryl Eddy, Gina Hotta, Aitesh Jadav, Obaid & Henriette Jaigirdar, KPFA, Ganesh Kamble, Tom Kendrick, Muder Kothari, Lucy Laird, Tara Lamont, Bill Langley, Lt Col AK Mohla, Brian McKendry, Irene Nexica, Pacific Film Archive, Ritu Primlani, Riki Rafner, Raka Ray, Chandre Sarkar, Marco Senghor, Sareena Singh, Pratik Sircar, Carolina Solarzano, Sri Srinivasa, Lisa Tsering, and Mike Wilson.

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 outreach@thirdi.org.