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6:30pm SHORTS PROGRAM #2
AFTERNOON (DO PAHAR)
Los Angeles Premiere
When abused and elderly Sudha forms an unlikely bond with a hitman one afternoon, she is brought to ask the ultimate question.
A solitary undertaker walks between the world of life and death when he becomes transfixed by a strange woman.
Through his lens, two worlds merge as a photographer is inexplicably drawn to a stranger.
DANCE OF GANESHA (NAACH GANESH)
Modernity and tradition clash when a tribal dancer's daily burdens of family and survival conflict with the important legacy he carries.
PRAKATA HET YAD
A 'vagabond' family sets up a home in a public park defying all conventions in this absurd and playful tale of Indian society's modern psychosis told completely in Gibberish.
8:30pm DECODING DEEPAK
Gotham Chapra chronicles a year in the life of his father, spiritualist and pop cultural icon, Deepak Chopra.
9:00pm THE TEMPLE
Alum Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni returns to IFFLA with a well-crafted poignant satire about the consequences of religious profiteering. This Marathi language hit stars Indian cinema legends Nana Patekar and Naseeruddin Shah, the latter of which makes his Marathi Language debut in this film.
An inspirational coming-of-age drama about a teenage aspiring poet forced to fight for his dreams when he returns home from boarding school to live with his repressive, authoritarian father. It s no wonder this IFFLA fan favorite and award winner received a standing ovation at Cannes. Film students get in FREE with valid I.D.
IFFLA Snapshots- Opening Night
Did you miss Opening Night? Catch up on all the fun with these snaps from our gala reception at the Roxbury. Our 10th Anniversary Opening Night went amazing, and we’d like to take a moment to thank you, our patrons, Premiere Sponsor ArcLight and Turkish Airlines, Grand Sponsors Chakra Cuisine and Wells Fargo for the amazing red carpet gala, and SnapFiesta for our fun and quirky photobooth. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the fun this weekend! Browse your options and buy tickets now! View the rest of pictures online.
Rhythm Village Anniversary Partry
In honor of our 10th- Rhythm Village is throwing us an exclusive party at Supper Club! Recharge after a day of screenings and celebrate live performances by Bhangra star Jassi Sidhu, World Music stars, Bombay Dub Orchestra and Rukus Avenue artist Elephants With Guns. Pre-sale tickets available. Price subject to change at door. Purchase tickets for the Anniversary party now. Or visit our website to get even more details on all of the exciting Rhythm Village performances set to take the ArcLight courtyard all fest.
5th Annual Industry Leadership Awards
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles is proud to award top industry leaders for their advancement and development of Indian Entertainment. This year, we honor Kishore Lulla, Executive Chairman of Eros International, India’s largest fully integrated entertainment company, and Sundance Institute’s Alesia Weston and Michelle Satter for their work on the Sundance/Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award and the Mumbai Mantra Program. We are also proud to award Lifetime Achievement to Ahmed Lateef. More Info
Seminar- Aiming High & Win Your Own One-on-One
Sure you want to know the secrets of getting to the top and staying there, as told by our amazing Seminar panelists during "Aiming High: The Personal Journeys of Three Indian-American Industry Leaders." But what about a chance to get an exclusive one-on-one with them? That's right! In honor of our 10th Anniversary, we're letting YOU get your own face time with one of our panelists. From the producers of SALT and THE GREY to an Executive VP of Universal Television- don't miss your chance to get even closer. In this unprecedented opportunity, just purchase a Seminar ticket for your chance to be entered into our Executive Face Time Raffle. Buy now
Coming up: Fridays Films
We save the coolest stuff for Friday. Coming up tomorrow: Retrospective, Bollywood By Night and a quirky documentary.
6:00pm GREAT INDIAN MARRIAGE BAZAAR/ LOVE HACKING
Ruchika Muchhala chronicles her fascinating personal journey into the nucleus of arranged marriages in Indian society.
6:30pm -BLACK FRIDAY
Black Friday is a film about the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Bombay, from the perspective of the conspirators and the police detectives investigating them.
9:45pm – DELHI BELLY
Bollywood By Night
Three crude, rude, and completely irresponsible roommates become entangled in the underbelly of Delhi's dirtiest criminal gangs, in the most comedic of situations. Produced by Aamir Khan, Delhi Belly was one of the most talked about films of 2011.
Check-In @ IFFLA
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Make sure to check out our new blog for exciting updates, details about upcoming events, and film spotlights so you can get better acquainted with this year's offerings!
Ushma and Mahul Amin
Lawrence Angrisani and Joelle Benazra
Swati Desai and Bhagwan Chowdhry
Adam Keen and Joe Smithey
Melanie Le Forestier
Manuja and Ravi Mattu
Monidipa and Tarun Sharma
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