"Building Bridges One Reel At A Time"
It is an honor to partner with The Indian Int’l Film Festival of Boston. IIFFB showcase the best independent films from South Asia (India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh) — a mix of features, documentaries, and shorts. Panels and post-screen parties provide the opportunity to meet the directors, producers, and actors. The film festival is held each year in early September.
More information is available at the http://iiffb.org
Friday 13 to Sunday 15 Sept 2019
JFK Library, Columbia Point, Boston &
Wheelock Family Theatre at the Boston University,
180 Riverway, Boston, MA 02215
The Last Color
The Last Color is an Indian feature film story, produced and directed by Indian-American Chef Vikas Khanna. The film addresses an age old taboo surrounding widows in Vrindavan and Varanasi in India. It deals with how a 9-year old tightrope walker befriends one such widow and promises to add color to her life
The Last Color had special screening at the Cannes Film Festival,
Cannes, France, and the United Nations.
Nakkash is the story of a talented craftsman named Allah Rakha Siddiqui, who is a widower in present Varanasi and lives with his only son Mohammad. Allah Rakha is a Muslim man who works on the designs and engraves the idols of Gods in the temple. Everyone in his community looks down upon him and also his son, Mohammad gets refusal for Madrasa admission because of Allah's profession. The trustee of the temple, Bhagwandas Tripathi aka Vendanti ji supports Allah a lot as he respects his art & creativity, which he believes is given to him by God. Soon, Allah gains popularity as a symbol of accord with a news article for which Munna, an aspirant politician loses his election ticket. What happens to Alla, a cast-off from his commune and disdained from Munna is the tale of NAKKASH ‘The Craftsman’.
Pacha (The Nature)
Ramasseri village in Palakkat.Here,people struggle to get drinking water. The only support for them is the drinking water tanks that arrive there once in a while.But most of the time the water in the tank is insufficient for everyone to have.
Appu, a eleven year old boy, who lives in this village go through severe hardships.He was completely taken aback when his mother was detected of having cancer. That woman, who already had a paralyzed hand, was affected by cancer, unawares….