FILM
Upcoming Events - 2015
November 7-13, 2014 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game
Quad Cinema, NYC
October 24-30, 2014 Blind Chess Documentary: Ian McDonald's Algorithms Blind Chess Documentary: Ian McDonald's Algorithms
Quad Cinemas, 34 West 13th Street, NYC
October 22 - November 1, 2014 Rati Chakravyuh. A film by Ashish Avikunthak.Rati Chakravyuh. A film by Ashish Avikunthak.
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones, NYC
May 3-9, 2015 New York Indian Film Festival 2015New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF)
Venue TBA
 
Events Archive - 2014
September 12- 18, 2014 Pan Nalin's Faith ConnectionsPan Nalin's Faith Connections
Rubin Museum of Art, NYC
May 5-10, 2014 New York Indian Film Festival 2014New York Indian Film Festival 2014
Skirball Center for Performing Arts, NYC.
March 14, 2014 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game
1214 5th Avenue - Club Level Lounge, 20th floor, NY NY 10029
March 12, 2014 Screening of SHIP OF THESEUS followed by Q&A w/Anand Gandhi Screening of SHIP OF THESEUS followed by Q&A w/Anand Gandhi
Venue: Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick St, NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2013
June 13-23, 2013 Human Rights Watch Film FestivalHuman Rights Watch Film Festival
Film Society of Lincoln Center & IFC Center, NYC .
April 30 - May 4, 2013 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival(NYIFF) 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival(NYIFF)
kirball Center for Performing Arts, NYC.
April 24, 2013 Reluctant Fundamentalist Special Exclusive Kickoff # 2 for NYIFF 2013: The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Big Cinemas, 230 East 58th Street, (between 2nd & 3rd Ave), NYC
April 10, 2013 Midnight's ChildrenExclusive NYIFF Kickoff screening: Midnight's Children
The Academy Theatre, @ The Lighthouse, 111 E 59th Street, (between Lexington Ave & Park Ave), New York, NY 10022
January 11-17, 2013 Suman Ghosh's Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights Suman Ghosh's Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights
MOMA, NYC.
 
  
Events Archive - 2012
July11, 2012 TrishnaSpecial IAAC Members screening of Freida Pinto's"Trishna"
Big Cinemas, 239East 59th St (bet 2nd & 3rd Ave), NYC.
July 7, 2012 KumareVikram Gandhi's Kumare
IFC Center - 323 6th Avenue New York, NYC.
June 20, 2012 Patang Screening AfterpartyVikram Gandhi's Kumare
IFC Center, NYC
June 16, 2012 Patang Screening AfterpartyPatang Screening Afterparty
Scarlett, NYC
May 23-27, 2012 New York Indian Film Festival,New York Indian Film Festival,
TRIBECA CINEMAS, NYC.
April 24, 2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Special IAAC Sneak Preview:The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Big Cinemas, NYC
March 23, 2012

COCKTAIL PARTY FOR SHABANA AZMI  |  Short FilmsCOCKTAIL PARTY FOR SHABANA AZMI
Eleven Times Square (Eighth Ave & 41st Street NE corner), NYC

March 1-10, 2012

Ashish Avikunthak  |  Short FilmsAshish Avikunthak films
Aicon Gallery, NYC

 
Events Archive - 2011
February 10 - May 21, 2011 Jugaad Urbanism ExhibitionJugaad Urbanism Exhibition
Centre for Architecture, 536 La Guardia Place, NYC.
May 4-8, 2011

New York Indian Film FestivalEleventh Annual IAAC Film Festival: New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF)
Tribeca Cinemas, NYC.

April 19-26, 2011 Long Shadows: The late work of Satyajit RayLong Shadows: The late work of Satyajit Ray
Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC.
April 21-29, 2011 Jaideep Punjabi’s Patang (The Kite)Jaideep Punjabi’s Patang (The Kite)
Tribeca Film Festival, NYC
February 25-March 3rd, 2011 Goog ManSafina Uberoi’s A Good Man
The Quad Cinema, 34 West 13th St, NYC
February 22, 2011 DVD Release OF Dev Benegal's Road MovieDVD release of Dev Benegal’s Road Movie
New York.
February 17, 2011 7 Khoon MaafSpecial Preview of Vishal Bhardwaj's "7 Khoon Maaf"
Big Cinemas, 59th Street at 2nd Ave, NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2010
November 10 -14, 2010 Tenth Annual MIAAC Film FestivalTenth Annual MIAAC Film Festival
SVA Theatre, 333West 23rd Street, NYC.
November 19, 2010 Jugaad Urbanism: Dharavi, Slum for Sale PremiereJugaad Urbanism: Dharavi, Slum for Sale Premiere
SVA Silas Theatre, NYC.
October 29, 2010 Anamika-Navatman Project Navaratri CelebrationsShailja Gupta’s Walk Away
Big Pictures, 59th St & 2nd Ave, NYC.
October 8, 2010 Joseph Mathew’s Bombay SummerJoseph Mathew’s Bombay Summer
Big Cinema, 239 East 59th Street, NYC.
October 5, 2010 Dream Like New YorkDream Like New York
Triad, NYC
October 1, 2010 MIAAC Film Festival 2010 Preview PartyMIAAC Film Festival 2010 Preview Party
Kush Lounge, NYC
August 20, 2010 Rehana Mirza's Hiding Divya
Big Cinema, Manhattan, NYC
August 20, 2010 Bombay SummerJoseph Mathew's Bombay Summer,
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows, Queens,NY
August 12, 2010 Zenobia ShroffZenobia Shroff
Guild Art Gallery, NYC.
August 6, 2010 Tere Bin LadenTere Bin Laden,
Big Pictures, NYC.
August 1, 2010 Anglo-Indian Festival
Consulate of India, 3East 64th Street, NYC
May 19 - 27, 2010 Muslim Cultures of Bombay Cinema Muslim Cultures of Bombay Cinema
Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center, NYC.
May 7 - 21, 2010 IFP Call for SubmissionsIFP Call for Submissions deadlines.
May 15, 2010 Mughal Court of Jodhaa AkbarMughal Court of Jodhaa Akbar,
K Lounge, 30 West 52nd Street (Bet. 5th & 6th Ave) NYC
May 5 - 11, 2010 Dev Benegal's Road Movie
Tribeca Cinemas, NYC.
May 6, 2010 My Name is Khan Screening & Discussion, My Name is Khan Screening & Discussion,
Cantor Film Center, NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2009
December 25 - 31, 2009 Pepita Seth’s Heaven on Earth book launchSITA SINGS THE BLUES
IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street,
November 11-15, 2009 logoNinth Annual MIAAC Film Festival
Paris Theatre, Quad Cinemas, Walter Reade Theatre, NYC.
November 12 - 15, 2009 Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival,
Natural History Museum, NYC.
October 21, 2009 Special Sneak Preview of Mira Nair’s Amelia,
MoMA - The Titus Theater I, 11 West 53rd Street. New York
October 7-11, 2009 Guru Dutt Retrospective
New York Film Festival, Lincoln Center, NYC.
September 19 - 23, 2009 Independent Filmmaker ConferenceIndependent Filmmaker Conference
New York City
September 18 - 19, 2009 Sikh International Film FestivalSikh International Film Festival
Asia Society & Museum 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, New York, NY
July 9, 2009 ShortcutAnil Kapoor’s “SHORT KUT ”
Manhattan 1 Theatre (formerly ImagineAsian Theatre)
239 East 59th Street @ 2nd Ave, New York City.
June 5 - July 31, 2009 D’Arranged Marriage by Those Indian GuysD’Arranged Marriage by Those Indian Guys
Soho Playhouse, NYC.
April 15 - 30, 2009 First Light Satyajit Ray Film Festival
Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center, NYC.
April 24, 2009 Award to the IAAC at City Hall, NYC
New York City Hall, 260 Broadway, NYC.
March 13, 2009 tax_NIScreening of The President is Coming
Tribeca Cinema, 54 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013
February 22, 2009 one_night_mumbaiOscar Party: Spotlight on Slumdog Millionaire
Lattitude Bar & Grill, NYC
 
Events Archive - 2008
November 5-9, 2008 MIAAC 2008Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival
New York City.
May 29, 2008 Special Screening of Parvez Sharma’s A JIHAD FOR LOVESpecial Screening of Parvez Sharma’s A JIHAD FOR LOVE
IFC Center, NYC.
May 30, 2008

DVD Release and Paintings by Rajnesh Domapalli,
Borders, Time Warner Bldg, Columbus Circle, NYC.

Events Archive - 2007
November 7-11, 2007 Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival
Loews AMC Empire on 19th Street & Broadway, NYC
August 31, 2007 Rajnesh Domalpali’s Vanaja
Cinema Village, NYC.
May 25, 2007 Shonali Bose’s AMUShonali Bose’s AMU
Cinema Village & ImaginAsian Theatre, NYC.
April 22-30, 2007 INDIA NOW INDIA NOW
The Museum of Modern Art, 11West 53rd Street, NYC
Mar 29-April 14, 2007 Desipina’s “Seven 11” at the Abrons CenterDesipina’s “Seven 11” at the Abrons Center, NYC.
Co-presented by the IAAC.
March 3, 2007 AnurananIAAC Co-presents the screening of the film Anuranan (The Resonance) at the New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival, Tribeca Cinema, NYC.
February 25, 2007 OSCAR PartyOSCAR party to celebrate the nomination of Deepa Mehta's Water
Leela Lounge, 1 West 3rd Street. 7pm, NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2006
November 1-5, 2006 Sixth Annual IAAC Film Festival: Indian Independent & Diaspora Films
AMC Lincoln Square, 1998 Broadway at 68th St, NYC.
October17, 2006 Online Auction Preview Reception
Gallery Arts India, NYC.
  
Events Archive - 2005
November 2-6, 2005 FIFTH ANNUAL IAAC FILM FESTIVALFIFTH ANNUAL IAAC FILM FESTIVAL
Indian Independent & Diaspora Films
Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC.
April 8-19, 2005 FILM TRIBUTE TO AMITABH BACHCHAN
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC.
April 8-14, 2005 MASTERS OF INDIAN CINEMA
At ImagineAsia Theatre, 239East 59th St., (bet 2nd & 3rd Ave), NYC.
Cosponsored: IAAC, IATV
March 30, 2005 MUGHAL-E-AZAM
7 pm Mughal-E-Azam : reconstructed & colorized.
ImaginAsian Theatre, 239E 59th St., NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2004
November 4 - 7, 2004 THE FOURTH ANNUAL IAAC FILM FESTIVAL 2004
Indo - American Arts Council (IAAC) FILM FESTIVAL, THE INDIAN DIASPORA NOVEMBER 4- 7, 2004.
July 24, 2004 "Closing Night Screening and Party" - TOMORROW MAY NEVER COME (KAL HO NAA HO)
27th Asian American International Film Festival 2004.
Asia Society, NYC.
May 24, 2004 Shahid Nadeem's film "Mujahid"
Post-screening discussion with Shahid Nadeem moderated by Prof. Sree Sreenivasan
Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., NYC. Phone: 212 327 9269
Sponsored by IAAC, Asia Society, SAJA, Lark Theatre
Tickets: 212 517 2742 w Members/Students: $7 w Nonmembers: $10
January 21 - February 15, 2004 MELA: A SOUTH ASIAN FESTIVAL, Baruch Performing Center, 25th Street and Lexington Avenue - Entrance on 25th Street, NYC
 
Events Archive - 2003
November 7 - 12, 2003 The IAAC Film Festival: Indian Diaspora Films In Westchester Nov 7 - 12, 2003, is being screened in part at the Jacob Film Center, Pleasantville, NY
For details Click on: 00311series_indian.html
November 5 - 9, 2003 IAAC Film Festival: The Indian Diaspora.
Feature films from the Indian diaspora.
Opening Night
Nisha Ganatra's "Cosmopolitan"
Satish Menon's "Bhavum"
Pamela Rooks' "Dance Like a Man"
Manish Gupta's"Indian Fish in American Waters"
Apoorva Lakhia's "Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost"
Shorts
Sabrina Dhawan's "Saanjh"
Sharat Raju's "American Made"
Abhay Chopra's "Reflections"
Jaya Jayaraja's "Deeper Mark"
Amisha Upadhyaya's "Imperfections"
Keshni Kashyap's "Hole"
Mira Nair's "The Laughing Club of India"
Mira Nair's "India Cabaret"
Vishal Shah's "American Addiction"
Vikram Yashpal's "Trade Offs"
Babar Ahmed's "Genius"
Tanuja Chandra's "Sur"
Closing
Nagesh Kukunoor's "Teen Diwarein"
 
Events Archive - 2002
Nov 6 -10, 2002 IAAC Film Festival: The Indian Diaspora.
Clearview Cinema, 239East 59th Street, New York.
All screenings were followed by discussions between the filmmaker & a moderator as well as Q&A with the audience.
Films included
North American Premiere of Somnath Sen's Leela
Jamil Dehlavi's Immaculate Conception
Merchant-Ivory's Hullabaloo Over Georgie & Bonnie's Pictures
Pavan Grover's Unspeakable
Jagmohan Mundhra's Bawandar
Srinivas Krishna's Lulu
Parul Bhatia's My Father's Daughter
Isabel Gardela's Tomandote
Darshan Bhagat's Karma Local
Dev Benegal's Split Wide Open
Anant Singh's Cry The Beloved Country
Mira Nair's 9/11/01
Mira Nair's Hysterical Blindness
April 23, 2002 Gala Benefit Premiere of Ismail Merchant's "The Mystic Masseur", Paris Cinema, NYC.
For American India Foundation Fund for literacy in India. Guest of Honour President Bill Clinton.
 
Events Archive - 2001
Nov 4-8, 2001 IAAC Film Festival: The Indian Diaspora.
Loews , Lincoln Square, NYC.
All screenings were followed by discussions between the filmmaker & a moderator as well as Q&A with the audience.
Films included
Merchant Ivory's "Shakespearewallah"
Hunt Ho's "Seducing Maarya"
Mira Nair's "My Own Country"
Harish Saluja's "The Journey"
Tony Gerber's "Side Streets"
Nagesh Kukunoor's "Bollywood Calling"
Revathy Menon's "Mitr"
Gaurav Seth's "A Passage to Ottawa"
Nisha Ganetra's "Chutney Popcorn"
Mira Nair's "Monsoon Wedding"
 
Events Archive - 2000
August, 2000 Screening of Kaizad Gustad's film "Bombay Boys" at the Roone Arledge Auditorium, Columbia university, NYC
Postscreening chat with Kaizad Gustad and NY film & TV's Muriel Peters.
Evening with playwright Vijay Tendulkar: Playreadings from his plays followed by an interview with Editor of Earth Times, Pranay Gupte at Dialectica Art Gallery, Soho.
 
Events Archive - 1999
October, 1999 Perspectives of Gandhi:
Shyam Benegal's film "Making of the Mahatma";
Feroz Khan's play "Mahatma vs Gandhi"
Pradeep Dalvi's play "Nathuram Godse: an experience"
Columbia University Panel Discussion on Perspectives Of Gandhi.
Film and plays followed by open discussions with director/cast and audience.
January, 1999 Screening of "Godmother" at the Asia Society, NYC followed by a discussion with lead actress Shabana Azmi and NY Times India Desk Chief Steven Wiesman.
 
Events Archive - 1998
October, 1998 Screening of "Earth" at the Manhattan Twin Theatre, 59th Street, NYC followed by a discussion with filmmaker Deepa Mehta, author Babsi Sidhwa and actor Rahul Khanna.
  
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