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Opening Night: Masaan

Neeraj Ghaywan’s Cannes-award winning film about hope and resistance in the face of narrow-minded tradition has become one of the most celebrated independent films from India in recent years.

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About the Festival

3rd i’s 14th annual SF International South Asian Film Festival runs Nov 10-13 (SF) and Nov 19 (Cupertino) and spotlights Diaspora stories and edgy, exciting indie narratives.

Festival Films 2016


Voices from the Diaspora

This year, 3rd i Films shines a spotlight on Voices from the Diaspora, featuring work by filmmakers living between two cultures, and negotiating multiple histories and identities. Including: Sami Khan's intimate and atmospheric feature Khoya (Lost) (trailer above); Naeem Mohaiemen's immersive and brilliant doc United Red Army; and Amit Gupta's charming Woody Allen-esque comedy, One Crazy Thing.

Festival Updates

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Festival Trailer

Key Dates

Oct 22The Golden Sita @ Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.
3rd i’s 2016 SFISAFF
Nov 10-13, San Francisco
Nov 19, Cupertino

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