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SAIFF 2012 Award Winners

The South Asian International Film Festival concluded Saturday night after a two week layoff thanks to Hurricane Sandy. "This was a historic year for us and the city. Besides introducing some amazing films and doing the Rising Star Film Awards, we also got hit with a storm," Shilen Amin, SAIFF's President and Founder, said. "So [...]

By |November 20th, 2012|Awards, movies we loved, reviews, SAIFF 2012, TIFF, upcoming movies|56 Comments

“Miss Lovely” Review

"Miss Lovely" (directed by Ashim Ahluwalia) is not a film for everyone. Honestly, I'm still not sure if it's the film for me. It was the opening night movie at the South Asian International Film Festival this year and I've spent a considerable amount of time thinking about the picture. The story centers around the Duggal Brothers [...]

By |November 9th, 2012|reviews, SAIFF 2012, TIFF|0 Comments

THR profiles “Ship of Theseus”

Anand Gandhi's "Ship of Theseus" is one of the 10 Indian films showcased in this years City to City Program at the Toronto International Film Festival. Nyay Bhushan discusses the film and Gandhi's aspirations in a terrific interview for The Hollywood Reporter. The interview reveals an out of the box mind in Gandhi, especially when [...]

By |September 8th, 2012|movies we loved, now playing, TIFF, upcoming movies|85 Comments

Mumbai Meets Toronto

If ever there was evidence of Indian independent films making waves on a global scale, it’s at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). There are 10 films from India showing at the Canadian festival and all of them are getting some great recognition. In fact, Mumbai has been selected as the showcase in this [...]

By |September 8th, 2012|movies we loved, now playing, TIFF, upcoming movies|6 Comments