SCHEDULE
IAAC FILM FESTIVAL : THE INDIAN DIASPORA NOVEMBER 5 - 9, 2003

Opening Night
Wednesday, Nov. 5th
6:30 pm
Nisha Ganatra's "Cosmopolitan" starring Roshan Seth, Carol Kane, Madhur Jaffrey, Purva Bedi
USA. 2003. (55 Mins)
www.giganticpictures.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Richard Pena, Lincoln Center

Thursday, Nov. 6th
6 pm

Satish Menon's "Bhavum" starring Mita Vasisht, Murali Menon, Jyothirmayee, Siddique, Koottatakulam Leela (Malyalam with English subtitles)
India/USA. December 2002. (111 mins)
www.bhavum.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Sreenath Sreenivasan, Columbia University

Thursday, Nov. 6th
9 pm
Pamela Rooks' "Dance Like a Man" starring Shobana, Arif Zakaria, Anoushka Shankar, Samir Soni, Mohan Agashe.
India/USA. 2003. (102 mins)
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Nicole Franklin, NYWIFT
Friday, Nov. 7th
6 pm
Manish Gupta's "Indian Fish in American Waters" starring Raj Vasudeva, Shweta Malhotra, Saumya Kumar Bhatnagar, Puja Lalmani, Elma Kumbaro, Gaurav Rawal.
USA. 2003. (93 mins) - WORLD PREMIER
www.indianfish-themovie.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Tracey Jackson, film maker.
Friday, Nov. 7th
9 pm

Apoorva Lakhia's "Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost" starring Abhishek Bachchan, Lara Dutta
USA/India. 2003 (149 mins)
www.msamdthemovie.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Lynda Hansen, Film Programmer

Saturday, Nov. 8th
12 noon

Shorts:

Sabrina Dhawan's "Saanjh" starring Nandita Das
USA/India 2000 (20 mins)

Sharat Raju's "American Made" starring Sakina Jaffrey, Bernard White, Kal Penn, Te-Amir Sweeney, Haskell Anderson
USA 2003. (25 mins)

Abhay Chopra's "Reflections"
USA/India 17 Mins. 2003

Jaya Jayaraja's "Deeper Mark" starring Suneet Bharati, Gino Montesinos, Michael Kehoe, Lee Schall, Shawn Berry and Richard Joel
USA 21 Mins. 2002

Amisha Upadhyaya's "Imperfections" starring Maya Israel, Sanjay Chandani
USA 2002 (21 mins)
www.aksha.com

Keshni Kashyap's "Hole" starring Lina Patel
USA 2002 (12 mins) 2002

Film Shorts - Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Milton Tabbot , IFP

Saturday, Nov. 8th
3 pm

Mira Nair's "The Laughing Club of India"
USA/India. 2000. (35 mins)

Mira Nair's "India Cabaret"
USA/India. 1986. (60 mins)
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Shashi Tharoor, U.N.

Saturday, Nov. 8th
6 pm

Vishal Shah's "American Addiction" starring Vishal Shah, Rita Rani Ahuja, Mitesh Patel, Artee Patel, Sanjay Manu, Fabiola Francesca Tera
USA 2003
www.indoamericanfilms.com 
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Risa Morimoto, Asian Cinevision.

Saturday, Nov. 8th
9 pm

Vikram Yashpal's "Trade Offs" starring Deypika Singh, Rahul Malholtra, Rita Rani, Anup Sugunan, Asit Goel, L.J. Wayne
USA 2003 100 (100 mins)
www.tradeoffs-themovie.com 
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by TBA

Sunday, Nov. 9th
12 noon
Babar Ahmed's "Genius" starring Kelly Walters, Diogerlin Linares
USA 2003 (80 mins)
www.geniusthemovie.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Radha Vatsal, Museum of the Moving Image
Sunday, Nov. 9th
3 pm
Tanuja Chandra's "Sur" starring Lucky Ali, Gauri Karnik, Simone Singh, Achint Kaur, Divya Dutta
USA/India 2002 (150 mins)
www.pritishnandycom.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by Sujat Khan and Vijay Kichlu
  CLOSING FILM
Sunday, Nov. 9th
6 pm
Nagesh Kukunoor's "Teen Diwarein" starring Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Nagesh Kukunoor, Juhi Chawla.
India/USA. (120 mins)
www.3deewarein.com
Post-screening discussion with cast moderated by TBA.

SALMAN RUSHDIE WILL PRESENT AWARDS TO THE WINNING FILM MAKER IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CLOSING FILM DISCUSSION

All screenings will have post-performance discussions between the filmmaker and cast present and a moderator. These will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

 
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