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The Festival

The Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is a 10-day film festival produced by Tasveer for people to discover, experience, and enjoy through a range of South Asian films, workshops, and forums. SSAFF creates a lively, stimulating, and focused environment for conversation, education, and exploration of issues that face South Asia and its Diaspora. SSAFF 2013 is organized in collaboration with UWBothell and Cascadia Community College.

The SSAFF 2013 Team

Festival Director


Festival Managers


Festival Coordinators

Youth Photo Hunt Lead

Guest Liasion

SSAFF Advisor

Film Festival Club at UW Bothell

Digital Storyteller Strategist 

Rita Meher

Alka Kurian

Jaya Ramesh
Kiran Dhillon

Uma Rao

Deepa Manchepalli
Madhuri Kudaravalli
Shikha Jain

Prachi Vora

Rumela Ganguly

Lyle Pearson

Nora Robertson

Marcus Johnson
Drew Stone
Kanika Neil
Seema Kazempour
Sam Al-Khoury

Thank You

Bish Paul
Laila Kazmi
Scott Macklin 
Meenakshi Rishi
Rumela Ganguly 


Tasveer is a 501c3 federally recognized non-profit organization. 

Executive Director: Rita Meher 
Phone: (360) 818-4000