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South Asian Film Festival
January 20, 2018 10:00 am
January 20, 2018 9:00 pm
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Time: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Location: International House / Varsity Theater

Middle East/South Asia Program presents
A South Asia Without Borders Initiative

@ International House (10 College Park, Davis, CA 95616)
10am Chillar Party
Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl (India, 2011, 145mins)
A gang of innocent but feisty kids take on the big bad world of politics when one of their friend’s life is endangered.
Cost: Free Screening

1pm Stand-Up Planet
David Munro (USA, 2014, 55mins)
Followed by discussion
Hasan Minhaj showcases some of the best international comedians who shine a light on issues of gender, race, and poverty.
Cost: Free for UC Davis students; $10 suggested donation for other viewers.

3pm The Journey Within
Mian Adnan Ahmad (Pakistan, 2015, 78mins)
Followed by skype Q&A with filmmaker
Pakistani musicians go on a quest for self-identity post 9/11, and reclaim their musical heritage in this documentary about the origins of ‘Coke Studios’
Cost: Free for UC Davis students; $10 suggested donation for other viewers.

@ Varsity Theater, Davis (616 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616)
6pm Tiger
Alister Grierson (USA, 2017, 90 minutes)
Followed by Q&A with cast/crew (tentatively in person)
Biopic about the famous South Asian Canadian professional boxer, Pradeep Nagra, who fought to maintain his identity and civil rights in the US.
Cost: $10/ticket

No Advance Ticketing; All tickets at the door.

Co-presented by 3rd i Films, Sikhlens Film Festival, the Punjabi American Heritage Society, and the Punjabi American Cultural Association.

For more details, please visit:
mesa.ucdavis.edu / www.thirdi.org

This event is sponsored by Office of Global Affairs, College of Letters and Sciences

For more information please contact: mesastaff@ucdavis.edu, mesa.ucdavis.edu

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