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Rakesh Dasgupta: Rocky Road of Passion

Rakesh Dasgupta: Rocky Road of Passion

Rakesh Dasgupta is an actor, and his own checkered life and journey through three countries and five cities has the potential to make a movie. Having lived in Kolkata, Brisbane, Townsville, and Sydney so far, currently based in Los Angeles, the 34-year-old actor and...
How Not to Spring Clean This Diwali

How Not to Spring Clean This Diwali

With the approach of Diwali, I tried to spring clean my house, as is customary. This year, some home repairs had been completed, and I was moving the contents back to my room. I smiled as I found a book that I had read many years ago. I remembered it with pleasure so...
Meet Aishveryaa Nidhi, Festival Director of Short+Sweet Bollywood

Meet Aishveryaa Nidhi, Festival Director of Short+Sweet Bollywood

Aishveryaa Nidhi has been associated with Short and Sweet, the world’s biggest performing arts festival since 2009 in various capacities. She has been an actor, writer, director, and script assessor for an independent theatre company, and when she is not...
Lovesick in San Jose: the Event

Lovesick in San Jose: the Event

On the screen, a couple was getting married. A North Indian bride and South Indian groom. But the match-makers were absent. Dr. Suniti Solomon explained how her presence would raise questions. People would be uncomfortable, and ask why an AIDS doctor was at the...
Documentaries From Around the World

Documentaries From Around the World

The United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) is almost here! In the eleven days, UNAFF will present documentaries from October 18-28, spotlighting current events from across the globe including Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica,...
Lovesick in San Jose

Lovesick in San Jose

Check out this movie for yourself on Saturday Oct 20, 2018 in San Jose! Details here: https://indiacurrents.com/events/film-show-lovesick/ I watched Lovesick at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, which comes with the usual homey discord of diasporic film...