New York Indian Film Festival 2012

Oscar Winner to Headline NYIFF

March 5, 2012

Saving Face, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge’s Oscar-winning short documentary about the plight of two Pakistani women who were victims of acid attacks, is one of more than 50 hand-selected films that will wow audiences at the 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF). Presented by the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), NYIFF is scheduled from May 23-27 at Tribeca Cinemas in lower Manhattan. NYIFF has premiered some of the most well-known South Asian and foreign films, including Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, Bride and Prejudice, Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake, and several others. Some of the highlights of this year’s festival include:

*May 23rd - Opening Night Red Carpet Screening & Gala Benefit
*May 24th - Industry Panels at Tribeca Cinemas
*Script-writing workshops
*Nightly networking parties at lounges around New York City
*May 25th - Centerpiece screening: Tribute to Dev Anand 
*May 26th - Sidebar: Shyam Benegal Retrospective
*Children's films afternoon screenings and discussions
*May 27th - Closing Night Red Carpet Screening & Awards Ceremony


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