New York Indian Film Festival 2017


17th Annual NEW YORK INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL
2017


SIBLING FILMMAKERS:  DEEPA MEHTA & DILIP MEHTA
 
Deepa Mehta: Anatomy of Violence & Dilip Mehta: Mostly Sunny
Monday May 1, 2017 @ 6 pm. Village East Cinemas, NYC
$25 General admission; $20 IAAC members
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SYNOPSIS
Anatomy Of Violence mixes fiction and fact in an improvised exploration of the events leading up to, and following, the notorious gang rape of a young woman by six men in a moving bus in New Delhi, December 16th 2012.
Runtime - 1 hr 33 mins
Language - English/Hindi/Punjabi (with English subtitles)
Cast - Vansh Bhardwaj, Tia Bhatia, Janki Bisht,
Seema Biswas, Mukti Das, Suman Jha, Ramanjit Kaur, Debina Rakshit, Mahesh Saini, Jagjeet Sandhu, Zorawar Shukla, Davinder Singh.
Year - 2016
mostly sunny poster

SYNOPSIS
Mostly Sunny is the story of a small town girl who apparently always intended to be a porn star. Given the fact that she is one of the few adult stars who have successfully crossed over, she is able to look back on her career in the adult world without shame or regret reflecting with refreshing honesty on how her decisions impacted her family and affected her life.
Runtime - 84 minutes
Language - Hindi, English (with English subtitles)
Cast -
Sunny Leone, Daniel Weber, Sundeep Vohra, Kiran Bedi, Marci Hirsch, Raj Nayak
Year - 2016
ANATOMY OF VIOLENCE TRAILER MOSTLY SUNNY TRAILER
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Deepa Mehta Biography and Filmography:
Deepa Mehta is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker whose work is celebrated on an international scale. Her emotionally resonating, award-winning films have played every major film festival, and been sold and distributed around the globe. She is best known for her elemental trilogy: Earth, Fire, Water, the final film of which received an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film. Other films include, Bollywood/ Hollywood, Heaven on Earth, and the epic adaptation of Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie’s three-time booker prize winning novel. Her work challenges traditions and stereotypes and is always daring, fearless and provocative. It is this spirit that saturated her last film, Beeba Boys, and now her latest work, Anatomy of Violence.
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Dilip Mehta Biography and Filmography:
Dilip Mehta divides his life between India and Canada; living and working in both New Delhi and Toronto. He is a filmmaker with a long and distinguished career as a photojournalist. His provocative five-year photographic coverage of the Bhopal tragedy won him numerous prizes including the World Press and Overseas Press Awards. His photographs have been published in The New York Times, Le Figaro, Newsweek, National Geographic, Geo, Stern, and The London Sunday Times. His photographic portraits of Indian prime ministers (including Indira Gandhi) have been covers of Time and Newsweek. His other films include Cooking with Stella and The Forgotten Woman.

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