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With Dosa Hunt, Filmmaker Singh Emerges as Generational Voice

New York, N.Y.  The closing gala for this year’s New York Indian Film Festival (HuffPo), held in a banquet hall above NYU’s Skirball Auditorium, was alive with artists, actors, filmmakers, and thinkers with work clearly committed to making the world better – and celebrating the illuminating power of film. I was fortunate to strike up […]

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A “Gandhi” for our Age: Indian Film Chittagong

New York, N.Y.  Using visual cues from the paintings of Caravaggio, Indian filmmaker Bedabrata Pain has produced a triumphant film, Chittagong, that screened in New York last week. It is based upon a little-known episode leading to Indian Independence: a group of schoolboys who, with the help of their teacher, temporarily toppled the British a decade before […]

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“One Day on Earth” Film Premieres at U.N.

The film premiered this week at the United Nations and around the world. Photo: U.N. United Nations, N.Y.  This week I was extremely pleased to view a special, global screening of One Day on Earth – the first film ever shot in every country of the world. Although it was shown in hundreds of venues in every corner […]

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Caroline Goulding Makes Magic at Young Concert Artists 50th Anniversary

New York, N.Y. Self assured, poised, and performing with a wide range of emotional energy and intensity, 18-year old Caroline Goulding‘s debut performance at Merkin Hall this week ranged from soft and lyrical to commanding and powerful. It was the perfect presentation to mark the Fiftieth Anniversary of one of New York City’s premier cultural institutions, the dynamic […]

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Annabella Gonzalez Dance Troupe Presents Spring Series “Juntos”

New York, N.Y.  The latest offering from the Annabella Gonzalez Dance Troup (AGDT), Juntos (‘United’), was triumphant. I was particularly impressed with the strength of the troupe’s male performers.  Showcased in the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, the troupe has matured over the years, and their spring showcase proved this to the world.  Despite a rainy weekend, the […]

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Israeli Film: Unmistaken Child in Tibet

New York, N.Y.  The Buddhist concept of reincarnation, while both mysterious and enchanting, is hard for most Westerners to grasp.A new film — from Israel — is out to change that. The film features the Dalai Lama.  Unmistaken Child follows the search for a reincarnated Tibetan master. It opened in New York June 3 at the Film […]

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Jules Verne’s Kip Brothers Translated into English after 100 Years

New York, N.Y.  Part of “Extraordinary Voyages,” Jules Verne’s The Kip Brothers was never translated into English for a variety of reasons, including because of its anti-American and anti-British sentiment. Mostly it was not translated because it veered away Verne’s typical science fiction tales. First published in French in 1902, it arrived in English in 2007 (Wesleyan […]

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Lesbian and Gay Musical Ambassadors Play Carnegie Hall

New York, N.Y. As Harvey Milk, a transplanted New Yorker, pulled the gay and lesbian community of San Francisco together in the mid-1970s, like-minded musicians there formed the world’s first gay and lesbian marching band. New Yorkers took notice and a sister band was born the next year in Manhattan. They marched down Fifth Avenue […]

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