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IAAC FILM FESTIVAL: THE INDIAN DIASPORA
NOVEMBER 1-4. 2001.
SCHEDULE

All screenings will commence with a rendering of the Star Spangled Banner and a moment's silence for the victims of the September llth horror. The evening will comprise of the screenings, post-screening discussions with filmmakers & guest moderators, Q&A with audiences.

OPENING NIGHT
NOVEMBER 1

Opening Night screening 7 p.m.
Merchant Ivory's "ShakespeareWallah"
Starring Shashi Kapoor, Geoffrey Kendal. Madhur Jaffrey, Hamid Sayani, Felicity Kendal, Laura Liddell, Utpal Dutt. 115 minutes.

Postscreening Discussion: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, Madhur Jaffrey, Judith Crist, Harry Belafonte.

Opening Night Gala celebration: 9 p.m. The Atrium, 4th Floor,Loews Theatre.Opening Night Tickets: $150

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2

3:30 pm Hunt Hoe's "Seducing Maarya"
Starring Nandana Sen, Cas Anvar, Vijay Mehta, Ryan Hollyman, Dr Mohan Agashe

6:30pm MiraNair's "My Own Country"
Starring Naveen Andrews, Marisa Tomei, Glenne Headley, Ellora Patnaik.
Based on a book by Abraham Verghese. 106minutes.

9pm Harish Saluja's "The Journey"
Starring Roshan Seth. Saeed Jaffrey, Carrie Preston, Antony Zaki, Betsy Zajko, Nora Bates. 96 minutes.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3

12 noon Tony Gerber's "Side Streets"
Starring Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi. Art Malik. Valeria Golino, Mirjana Jokovic, John Ortiz, David Vaim. 116 minutes.

3 p.m Nagesh Kukunoor's "Bollywood Calling"
Starring Om Puri, Pat Cusick, Naveen Nischal, Perizaad Zorabin. 100 minutes.

6 p.m Revathy Menon's "Mitr"
Starring Shobana, Nasir Abdullah, Preeti Vissa, Malhew Phillips, Blake Ormsby, Shirley Bennet, Brian. 105 minutes.

9 p.m Gaurav Seth & Jameel Khaja's "A Passage to Ottawa" Starring Nabil Mehta, Amy Sobol, Jim Coorington, Ivan Smith, Franceen Brodkin. 90 minutes.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4

12:30 p. m. Nisha Ganatra's "Chutney Popcorn"
Starring Jill Hennessy, Nick Chinlund, Madhur Jaffrey, Ajay Naidu, Cara Buono, Sakina JafFrey, Daniella Rich. 92 minutes.

4 :30p.m Mira Nair's "Monsoon Wedding"
Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shetty. Vijay Raaz, Tilotama ome, Vasundhara Das, Parvin Dabas, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Neha Dubey, Roshan Seth, Soni
Razdan. 113 minutes.

Tickets for all other films in the festival $15 general admission: $10 students/seniors with ID. Please buy them in person from the Loews Theatre, Box Office, 1998 Broadway (a). 68th St., NYC.
Sponsors: Air India, State Bank of India, Patang Restaurant, Park Ave. Merchants.

 

 

 

 
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