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
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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