intifada=shaking off - oppression/silence
Voices from Kolkata to Casablanca
Voices of struggle, Voices for change
Thursday, April 16, 2009 3-4pm PDT
KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 fm, Los Angeles
Streaming at kpfk.org
available on audio archive for 90 days
What's new in South Asian film:
Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, April 21-26
The 7th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) will take place next week from April 21-26, 2009 at ArcLight Theatres on Sunset and Vine in Hollywood. The IFFLA has a great and diverse line-up this year. Today’s show will highlight and give you a taste of some of the 37 films that will be featured in the film festival.
Christina Marouda, President of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
Avi Sidhu, director and creator, Eyes of Silence, short film
Rajesh Jala, Director,Children of the Pyre, documentary
Sooni Taraporevala, Director, Little Zizou, feature film, comedy on Parsi community of Mumbai and religious fundamentalism
Satish Manwar, director, The Damned Rain, feature film on farmer suicides in India
Produced and hosted by Sejal Patel of the South Asia, West Asia and North Africa (SWANA) Collective with special thanks to Surekha Paruchuri, Communications, IFFLA, for production assistance.