Following its successful launch at SXSW earlier this year, the South Asian Houses Initiative, which aims to highlight, recognize and value South Asians in film and television, will open on June 16th. It will debut at the Tribeca Festival in New York on Sunday.
Producers, curators and programmers Rohi Mirza Pandya (Box Office Guru Media and Desipina), Monika Samtani (Ms. Media and The Fem Word), Jitin Hingorani (Jingo Media and DFW South Asian Film Festival), Kirtana Banskota (Banskota Productions and Nepal The Motion Picture Association of America) event showcases programs focused on funding, producing and delivering South Asian stories to audiences around the world.
The day will consist of two panels focused on content creation in the diaspora and the Indian film industry and will be part of Spring Studios’ AT&T Untold Stories Lounge.
Hingolani and Mirza Pandya said: “Our filmmakers are making remarkable strides in Hollywood and the Indian film industry is producing Oscar-winning content. As a diaspora and fraternity, it is time to celebrate these great achievements. .”
digitally restored version David BowieZiggy Stardust The Motion Picture is set to return to theaters this summer. Released in over 1,000 cinemas worldwide, the film chronicles the Ziggy Stardust Tour in the early 1970s and will be shown in 4K HD and 5.1 sound. The world premiere of the restored film will also include a cameo appearance. Jeff Beckwill take place on July 3 at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, the same venue where Bowie famously retired from acting 50 years ago. The restoration of the film was directed by Fraser Pennebaker, son of filmmaker DA Pennebaker, who shot the original.
streamer sky show time unveiled several European originals at the ongoing Cannes Film Market. In Northern Europe, Sky Showtime will premiere the Finnish-Swedish production Codename: Annika, the first original production in the region. Debuting later this year, the crime drama series revolves around a Finnish art fraud investigator who goes undercover in a Stockholm auction house to investigate its ties to a notorious money launderer. do.
The Spanish SkyShowtime original “Las Invisibles” and “(The Invisible Ladies)” will premiere in Spain on June 5th. Starring Lolita Flores, Maria Pujarte, Josira Escalega, Paula del Rio, Paula Mila, Yael Vericha and Jelena Irleta. As maids working in luxury hotels in the Mediterranean, a group of strong female characters who seek to rebuild their lives in tandem with those of the wealthy who visit the resort.
Programs announced so far include the Polish drama Warsawianka (released June 19), the Czech-Slovak comedy The Winner, and the Spanish original Mentilas Pasajeras. No lie)”, both of which are scheduled to be delivered later this year.
Season 2 of “Por H o por B” will be released on May 26th, and Season 2 of “Los Enviados” and “(The Envoys)” will be released later this year.
Anurag Kashyap won the Industry Excellence Award at the French Riviera Film Festival. Kashyap’s latest work “Kennedywas screened at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
South Asian House Sets Tribeca Debut – Global Bulletin article first published in The Media Pub News.