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So far IIF has created 7 blog entries.

‘Kumaré’ Review

Kumaré is available on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, among other streaming video sources. Visit the website for more info. Kumaré is a slightly twisted story that unravels into an emotionally trying ending about a disenchanted, suspicious young director and his search for some kind of truth. The movie features the director, Vikram Gandhi, as [...]

By |August 21st, 2013|movies we loved, reviews|4 Comments

Interview with the cast and crew of ‘Daadi’

Check out our video interview with the cast and crew of 'Daadi', including director David Andrew Stoler, producer and actor Purva Bedi, and actor Shelle Davis, at the New York Indian Film Festival!

‘Anumati’ Review

"Anumati", directed by Gajendra Ahire, was the winner of Best Feature Film at the 2013 New York Indian Film Festival, as well as Vikram Gokhle winning for Best Actor for his performance as the main character, Ratnakar. Courtesy of Loss of a loved one is very difficult for many to undergo, and [...]

By |May 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|2,207 Comments

‘The Only Real Game’ Review

The world premiere of "The Only Real Game" was at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Tribeca Cinemas in New York City, NY. It was followed by a Q&A with Director Mirra Banks, narrator Melissa Leo, producer Muriel "Mike" Peters and cast member Jeff Brueggemann. "Baseball [...]

By |May 3rd, 2013|NYIFF, reviews|78 Comments

Chatting with Melissa Leo about narrating “The Only Real Game”

IIF was privileged to have the chance to interview Academy Award winning actress Melissa Leo. She was most recently acclaimed for her award winning performance in "The Fighter" as Alice Ward, as well as roles in "Flight" (as Ellen Block), "Oblivion" (as Sally), and "Olympus Has Fallen" (as Ruth McMillan). Her relationship with Mirra Bank, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2013|Film Festivals, Interviews, movies we loved, NYIFF|59 Comments

Opening Day at the NYIFF Red Carpet!

The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) kicked off on Tuesday, April 31st with their red carpet celebrations at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Manhattan. With that said, I have a secret: this was my first. My first full event coverage. My first red carpet. My first solo blog post. As [...]

By |May 2nd, 2013|Brown Hollywood, Film Festivals, NYIFF, red carpet|100 Comments

“Blood Relative” Review

"Blood Relative" is a truly moving, gripping documentary by Nimisha Mukerji, director of numerous films including the multiple award-winning documentary 65_RedRoses, set to air soon on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Set in Mumbai, we see a true life story of two brave, young sufferers of thalassemia major, a genetic disease, one variant of which is [...]

By |October 26th, 2012|movies we loved, reviews, SAIFF 2012|10 Comments