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2020-10

South Asian Diaspora & Black Lives Matter: Cinematic & Literary Perspective

10-29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

South Asian Diaspora and Black Lives Matter: Cinematic and Literary Perspective The symposium is brought to you by the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) in association with the University of Washington South Asia Center.This symposium discusses the racial and political fallout of the May 2020 George Floyd murder, which has permanently transformed our world. Set against the Covid-19 pandemic that has exposed the racial fault lines in the US, this event has triggered a massive multi-racial and intergenerational Black…

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Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF): Screening of Son Rise

10-30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Join us for a screening of Son Rise directed and produced by Vibha Bakshi. Links and instructions to watch will be sent to the registrants via email before the event.Son Rise is filmed in the strongly patriarchal state of Haryana, bordering India’s capital, New Delhi. Illegal, yet rampant female foeticide has led to the eerie absence of girls in hundreds of villages. This skewed sex-ratio has provoked an unprecedented number of crimes against women.Yet, it is is from these unlikeliest…

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Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF): Screening of Awaken

10-31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

Join us for this screening of Awaken followed by a LIVE Q&A session. Links and instructions to watch will be sent to the registrants via email before the event.Awaken is a short film about RAKHI SINGH, who has recently put her mom, UMA SINGH, into a “care center” after exploring other options for her Alzheimers Disease. Rakhi’s mom isn’t taking well to it, and still has long spells of crying, and bouts of confusion. Rakhi brings her mom home in…

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