The Dallas Movie Screening Group

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

South Asian Film Festival





FIRST-EVER DALLAS/FORT WORTH SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS LINE-UP OF 14 SHORTS, DOCS & FEATURES


(Dallas, TX – Feb. 16, 2015) Fourteen films, exploring the unique circumstances and complex stories of South Asians living in America, India, Nepal, Australia and Singapore, make their Texas, U.S. and world premieres at the FIRST-EVER Dallas/Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival (DFW SAFF) from Friday, February 27 to Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the Angelika Film Center in Plano (Shops at Legacy).

Produced by JINGO Media, a Dallas and NYC-based PR and events management boutique firm, Etihad Airways & Jet Airways, now offering non-stop flights from DFW to Abu Dhabi, Cambria Hotels & Suites, a brand new hotel property at the Shops at Legacy, and Crow Collection of Asian Art, unveiling its brand new collection of South Asian art, DFW SAFF will bring together directors, actors, producers, community organizations, corporate brands and South Asian cinephiles, over a three-day period. Here are the films that have been consciously-curated for the festival:

•Opening Night Film: Brahmin Bulls

•Shorts & Docs: Katiyabaaz, Asian Pride Project, Fire in the Blood, Tomorrow We Disappear

•Women’s Programming: Blouse, Happy Raksha Bandhan, Sold (centerpiece feature)

•Children’s Programming: Ravi and Jane, The World of Goopi & Bagha

•Youth Programming: Therapy, Just Friends, Acceptance

•Closing Night Film: Rough Book

Community sponsors & partners of DFW SAFF include: The Container Store, Patrick O’Hara Salon, VelvetCase.com, Living Dreams Foundation, Parish Episcopal School, Milaap, Shraman South Asian Museum and Learning Center Foundation, Forever Rakhi, Indie Meme, Arya Dance Company and New Friends New Life.

Our media partners include: Selig Polyscope Company, Radio Azad, Saavn.com, Radio Hot Pepper, Radio Adda and Desiplaza TV.

“We are so proud and humbled that 30 different community organizations and brands are coming together to support our first-time festival,” said DFW SAFF Festival Director and Principal/CEO of JINGO Media, Jitin Hingorani. “We are certain that North Texas audiences will embrace this festival by giving all our international guests a warm Texas welcome and, hopefully, a few standing ovations.” In addition to film screenings, the festival boasts an opening night red carpet, post-screening Q&As with filmmakers in attendance, after parties and plenty of networking opportunities. For more information and to purchase ticket, please visit www.dfwsaff.com.


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