South Asian Rising Star Film Awards Recap

Before the actual festival kicks off, SAIFF 2012 got started with the  1st Annual South Asian Rising Star Film Awards. Adult film star and emerging Bollywood actress Sunny Leone and Jay Chandrasekhar, director of films like "Beerfest" and "Super Troopers", hosted the event Tuesday night. Jay Chandrasekhar and Sunny Leone hosting the awards ceremony. "With [...]

By |October 24th, 2012|Awards, SAIFF 2012|105 Comments

SAIFF 2012 kicks off tonight with the “South Asian Rising Star Film Awards”

The South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) kicks off tonight with an awards ceremony celebrating the rising stars of South Asian cinema. IIF will be there all week covering everything we possibly can. Below is a press release  with all the nominees and information. The festival is co-sponsored by HBO. NEW YORK CITY September 25, [...]

By |October 23rd, 2012|Awards, SAIFF 2012, Uncategorized|1,437 Comments

“Listen Amaya” takes home top honors at NJISACF

The New Jersey Independent South Asian Cinefest has come to a close after an eventful weekend full of interesting films and visits from director Imtiaz Ali and actress Deepti Naval. "Listen Amaya", which had its east coast premiere at the festival, took home top honors for Best Feature Film and Best Director Avinash Singh. The [...]

By |October 8th, 2012|Awards, NJISACF 2012, Uncategorized|3 Comments