Largest South Asian film festival in US from Thursday

  • The 10-day 10th Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) will kickstart on October 15 and will be held in five US cities, a media report said. The SSAFF, the largest South Asian Film Festival in the US presented by non-profit, community-based organisation Tasveer, will screen films from South Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. The authorities posted the schedule of the festival on its official website."These films touch on themes of upholding cultural identity and love in the face of extreme challenges," Redmond Reporter quoted Rita Meher, artistic director of the festival, as saying. Source: IANS