South Asian Film Festival in New York to Feature Four World Premieres
Twenty four shorts, documentaries and feature films will premiere at the first-ever New York City South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), presented by Toyota, between Friday, November 15 and Sunday, November 17, 2019, at various locations around Manhattan.
The festival boasts four world premieres, three North American premieres and 17 New York City premieres, according to a press release. These include Rohit Batra’s Line of Descent and Gitanjali Rao’s Bombay Rose.
Timely and relevant themes such as immigration, surrogacy, police brutality and the aftermath of HIV/AIDS will be explored; under-represented communities such as transgenders, deaf and hard-of-hearing and outcasts will be acknowledged.
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