Friday, March 6, 2015

Asian/South Asian Film festival: Honoring Queer Women's history Month


We are Featuring 3 Films w/ a brief discussion after each.

2:00pm: SANCHARAM

A 2004 Malaylam Feature Film Written, Directed and Produced by Ligy J. Pullappally, inspired by her short film Uii and a true story of two lesbian lovers in the South Indian State of Kerala.

4:30pm; SAVING FACE

A American romantic comedy drama film directed by Alice Wu.  The Film focuses on Wihelmina, a young Chineese-American surgeon; her unwed, pregnant mother; and her dancer girlfriend.

7:00pm: I AM

I Am chronicles the journey of an Indian Lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, eleven years later, to re-open what was once home, and finally confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out to.  As she meets and speaks to parents of other gay and lesbian Indians, she pieces together the fabric of what family truly means.