[nyfoil-l] FW: [yss] 5/2: International Short Films+Music
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Wed Apr 28 07:35:27 CDT 2004
******3rd I NY Presents******
In collaboration with Ocularis Cinema
3rd I International Shorts Program
Films and Music Videos
from New Zealand, India, the UK and US
PLUS: DJ set featuring QUANTEYE (Dubstream, MUTINY NYC)
Including Q&A with Divya Srinivasan
And the Tahini and Tears Team:
Director Shashwati Talukdar, Writer Olga Humphrey, Producer Robin Berla
Sunday, May 2, 7 and 9:30pm
+ DJ Set after screenings
Galapagos Art Space
70 North 6th Street, Williamsburg.
L train to Bedford.
Plus, Don't forget to check out the Premiere Run of Bangla Feature Film The
Clay Bird, April 30-May 11 at the Anthology Film Archives. Check website
*********About The Films**********
Mann Ke Manjeere by Sujit Sircar
India 2001, 5min
Sujit Sircar¹s music video for Breakthrough, in which a woman leaves an
abusive marriage and becomes a truck driver.
Take the A Train by Amyn Kaderali
USA 2003, 16min.
A prep school boy is the subject of a prank that teaches him that the end of
the line is just the beginning of the journey.
Lighting the Lamp
Dir: Rani Grassi Breslow
USA 2002, 12 min.
Deepika is newly-married and under pressure to have children. But Deepika
other plans. Their story is paralleled with that of their neighbor Raquel, a
single African American and a successful professor who has an infant
Laxmi by Mandrika Rupa
New Zealand 2000, 10min
A coming-of-age story of an Indian girl growing up in colonial New Zealand
during wartime, 1942.
Tahini and Tears by Shashwati Talukdar
USA 2002, 10min
An "Orientalist" fantasy about cruel and charming men and the foolish women
who love them.
Cross My Heart by Avie Luthra
UK 2002, 22min.
A young man leads a double life when he tries to convince his family that he
is "Indian" enough to inherit his uncle's video store. A hilarious critique
racism within the Asian British community.
Plus, Music Videos by Divya Srinivasan
Record Player Party
Directed by Divya Srinivasan
A music video celebrating the cool kids of Austin, Texas. Among the crowd
members of several other Austin bands including The Crack Pipes, ...And You
Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, Knife in the Water, and Rhythm of Black
Music video for Zero7 (2003)
Directed by Tommy Pallota
Animated by Divya Srinivasan
"Even though we're miles apart we are each other's destiny." Zero7 was
nominated for UK's Mercury Prize in 2001.
Everything Hits At Once
Music Video for Spoon (2002)
Directed & Animated by Divya Srinivasan
It's all the same to X. Hours to fill between work and bed. Maybe he won't
dream about her tonight. That they're together again.
Directed by Tommy Pallota (2001)
Animated by Divya Srinivasan
A man in a dream state encounters many characters who, one by one, talk
their views on the meaning, perception, and reality of human existence.
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