intifada=shaking off - oppression/silence
Voices from Kolkota to Casablanca
Voices of struggle, Voices for change
Thursday, April 14, 2011, 3:30-4 pm
Following Al Jazeera News Programming from 3-3:30pm.
KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 fm, Los Angeles
Streaming at kpfk.org and available on audio archive for 90 days
The 9th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is underway this week from Tuesday, April 12 through Sunday April17th at the ArcLight Theatres on Sunset and Vine in Hollywood. The IFFLA has a great and diverse line-up this year. Today’s show is a continuation of last week’s show, aimed to highlight and give you a taste of some of the 30 feature films, documentaries, and shorts that will be featured in the film festival.
Sweta Vohra is the director of documentary film, Pink Chaddis. She is based in New York City and listeners can watch her film on Sunday April 17th at 3:30pm at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles at Arclight Hollywood. About Pink Chaddis:
When conservative groups use violence and shame to intimidate modern Indian youth, feminists and other activists respond with their own campaign of humor and defiance.
Nina Sabnani an animator, painter and director of the short film, The Stitches Speak.Nina Sabnani’s animated documentary will be featured during the Shorts Program I of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. The Short Program I will play two times at the Arclight Hollywood, first on Wednesday, April 13th at 7:15pm and again on Saturday, April 16th at 4:30pm. While viewing The Stitches Speak, you will also have a chance to view 7 great short films by South Asian filmmakers. About Stitches Speak: In this animated documentary Kutchi artisans tell stories of finding both themselves and a home.
Produced and Hosted by Sejal Patel and Hosted Lucy Der-Tavitian with news analysis by Hamoud Salhi of the South and West Asia and North Africa Collective of KPFK/Pacifica