Submit Your Film to #SSAFF2016

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Partition Program

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25th | 2PM | CARCO THEATER, RENTON |  The partition of the Indian Subcontinent took place over 60 years ago along mostly religious lines. Hindus and Sikhs from present day Pakistan and Bangladesh were to migrate to present day India and Muslims were to migrate to present day Pakistan and Bangladesh. This was… Read more »

The Politics of Filmmaking in South Asia

SSAFF brings meaningful and thought-provoking cinema from South Asia with a focus on social issues dealing with, among others, gender, sexuality, religion, nationalism, casteism, racism, neo-liberalism, and imperialism. 2015 is the tenth anniversary of SSAFF. We mark this important milestone by hosting a symposium on ‘The Politics of Filmmaking in South Asia’, in collaboration with the… Read more »

  • #ComingHome

    SSAFF explores #ComingHome! The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and inherent desire and an incessant quest to find a place to call “Home.” What brings people into this very enclosed space — people with such different histories and experiences — all of that creates endless possibilities to… Read more »

  • A Focus on Sri Lanka

    Prasanna Vitahanage Presents His Anti-War Trilogy at 10th SSAFF! To commemorate the 10th year, Tasveer will focus on Sri Lankan Cinema, bringing some of the best recent films from the island nation, for the first time in the US. We will be showcasing 5 narrative, 2 short and 3 documentary films. The highlight of SSAFF… Read more »

  • SSAFF Preview Night at BAM

    TICKETS Join us in celebrating the start of the 10th Annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival, presented by Tasveer. The Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) is Tasveer’s most extensive production. It is a 11-day extravaganza that takes place every fall. SSAFF creates a lively, stimulating, and focused environment for conversation, education, and exploration of… Read more »