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CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING: Sooni Taraporevala's Little Zizou

MIAAC FILM FESTIVAL
(Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival)

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING: NOVEMBER 9, 2008

Sooni Taraporevala's
Directorial Debut
World Premiere

LITTLE ZIZOU

Mira Nair
&
Indian Films
present
A Sooni Taraporevala Film
LITTLE ZIZOU
Written and Directed by Sooni Taraporevala Produced by Dinaz Stafford
Sooni Taraporevala; Vandana Malik
Cast: Boman Irani, Sohrab Ardeshir, Imaad Shah, Shernaz Patel, Zenobia Shroff, Dilshad Patel,
Special Appearance - John Abraham,
Introducing - Iyanah Bativala, Jahan Bativala

Sunday November 9, 2008, 101 minutes.

Screening Venue:
Museum of Arts and Design. Sunday, November 9 at 6 PM.
Tickets for Museum of Arts and Design
  
Walter Reade Theater. Sunday, November 9 at 6 PM.
By Invitation only

Sooni Taraporevala: Sooni TaraporevalaAfter 20 years of being a screenwriter and a still photographer, Little Zizou is Sooni Taraporevala’s directorial debut.

Born in 1957 and raised in Bombay, India, a scholarship took her to Harvard University in 1979 where she studied English Literature, Film, Photography as an undergraduate. After completing her graduate work in Cinema Studies from New York University she returned to India to work as a freelance still photographer. Her photographs were exhibited in India, the United States, France, and Britain.

In 1988, with the success of her first screenplay Salaam Bombay! she found herself with a screenwriting career. She lived in Los Angeles, wrote screenplays for a variety of directors, producers, studios, before moving back to India in 1993.

In 2000 she published a book of her photographs PARSIS: The Zoroastrians of India - A Photographic Journey. A second edition was published by Overlook Press, NY in 2004 and is currently in print.

She lives in Bombay with her husband and two children.
www.soonitaraporevala.com
Watch Tamina Davar's trailer of upcoming documentary film on Sooni Taraporevala:
http://www.avanprojects.com

www.littlezizouthemovie.com

  

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