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A discussion with Sushrut Jain, the filmmaker of “Beyond All Boundaries”

By |February 22nd, 2013|Brown Hollywood, Film Festivals, Interviews, upcoming movies|

A documentary set during the 2011 World Cup called "Beyond All Boundaries" is officially funded. IIF promoted the project, which was seeking crowd-funding on Kickstarter, two days ago in hopes of seeing it reach the $45,000 goal necessary to move forward. Now that it's over, IIF got a chance to sit down with director Sushrut Jain to discuss the documentary, which is also being presented by the Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayyar. The film is set to premiere at a popular film festival in Los Angeles the first week of April. http://youtu.be/uSibAMDGYkc IIF: So you must be a huge cricket fan to [...]

Beyond All Boundaries – presented by Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar

By |February 19th, 2013|Brown Hollywood, movies we loved, upcoming movies|

I'm surprised there are not more films made out of India with cricket as the backdrop. I'm even more surprised that this project on Kickstarter is not closer to it's goal of $45,000. This documentary in the making needs our help to become a reality The project is a documentary called "Beyond All Boundaries" by filmmaker Sushrut Jain. It follows the stories of three Indians - a penniless superfan, a boy prodigy, and a girl cricketer during the 2011 Cricket World Cup (The year India won in dramatic finish you might remember). The trailer looks great and it is personally [...]

Confessions from Brown Hollywood with Eliyas Qureshi

By |February 13th, 2013|Brown Hollywood, Interviews, upcoming movies|

India Independent Films presents the first part of an ongoing series called "Confessions from Brown Hollywood" where we discuss the challenges of being a South Asian actor in Hollywood. The first part of this series features actor Eliyas Qureshi from shows like "The Good Wife", "30 Rock", "Bored to Death" and much more. He can next be seen on the new conspiracy drama "Zero Hour", which premieres tomorrow night at 8 p.m. on ABC. We had a great chat about the realities of being a South Asian in Hollywood and where the industry is going. http://youtu.be/nZUn6f_2PyM

Humara Movie presents the 2013 Wassup Andheri Film Festival

By |February 13th, 2013|Film Festivals, Humara Movie, movies we loved, NJISACF 2012, upcoming movies|

Humara Movie studios will be kicking off their second annual Wassup Andheri Film Festival this month. Last year's festival got quite a lot of buzz for the studio's unique approach towards fostering the growth of unknown filmmakers in India. http://youtu.be/-STEwuDnX1w The premise is unique. Ten shortlisted candidates will be given a topic for making a film. Those ten filmmakers will be broken up into two groups and mentored by two leading directors in Indian cinema. Last year, the topic was "The girl and the autorickshaw" and the candidates were guided by Imtiaz Ali and Anurag Kashyap. You can catch all [...]