Tasveer

“To inspire social change through thought-provoking South Asian films, art, and storytelling”

TASVEER FESTIVAL: WATCH | READ | TALK OCT 1-24TH, 2021

Tasveer Festival 2021

Tasveer Film Fund

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Tasveer Film Fund Info Session

Tasveer Film Fund Deadline: Sept 25th

Tasveer Film Fund Triples Filmmaker Funding in Collaboration with Netflix. The Tasveer Film Fund aims to empower South Asian filmmakers to bring their scripts to life with up to $15,000 in grants as well as year-long support with resources and mentorship access.

Tasveer Film Fund Info Session: Sept 20th 4pm PST

 

Watch

Watch

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival

Read

Read

Tasveer South Asian Literature Festival

Talk

Talk

Desi Girl Comedy Project

Watch: Tasveer South Asian Film Festival
  • Founded in 2004
  • 60+ films (short, feature, and documentary), filmmaker panels + Q&A’s
  • 47,000+ online views in 2020 virtual festival, 5,000+ attendees for in-person festival
  • Distinguished past guests include Shabana Azmi, Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Read: Tasveer South Asian Literature Festival

  • Founded in 2019
  • 30+ South Asian-American authors
  • 3,000 views for 2020 virtual festival

Talk: Desi Girl Comedy Project + Coming Out Stories

  • NEW this year!
  • “Desi Girls Comedy Project” is a 4 week comedy workshop for South Asian women, culminating with a comedy presentation during Tasveer Festival and led by the amazing Zubi Ahmed of Kutti Gang, a queer South Asian women’s comedy troupe based out of New York
  • “Coming Out Stories” will celebrate National Coming Out Day through South Asian queer individuals sharing their personal stories of coming out
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