Archives for the ‘Diaspora’ Category

Yoga, Yogis, Magic & Films At Asian Art Museum With Dr. Qamar Adamjee

By • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Diaspora, Featured, India, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley

Yoga, Yogis, Fakirs, Magic & Films  is the subject of a fascinating exhibit at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. In this interview Dr. Qamar Adamjee walks us through a visually rich exhibit that traces yoga’s 2,500 years old history. She is an associate curator for South Asia at the museum. Today, yoga is a multi-billion [...]

Bridging The Gap At CAAMFest 2014 with Masashi Niwano

By • Mar 10th, 2014 • Category: Books and Authors, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley

Meet Masashi Niwano, festival and exhibition director of CAAMFest 2014. In this interview he walks us through what you can expect to see in this year’s  annual festival of films, food, and live music  organized by San Francisco-based Center For Asian American Media. Previously, the festival was called San Francisco’s Asian American Film Festival. The 11 [...]

Americans in India: Satyanand Stokes – An American in Gandhi’s India

By • Dec 3rd, 2013 • Category: Books and Authors, Diaspora, Featured, India, Life

When you think of Americans in India in the early 20thc not too many names may come to your mind right? But, there was a small trickle of Americans who came to India in the early 20thc and one of them was Samuel Evans Stokes, who later was known by his Indian name Satyanand Stokes. He [...]

Sushrut Jain On His Cricket Inspired Film – Beyond All Boundaries

By • Nov 30th, 2013 • Category: Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, India, Los Angeles, Mumbai, People, South Asian Actors, Video

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Sushrut Jain’s new documentary is inspired by cricket. Cricket and films are his twin passions, and his documentary “Beyond All Boundaries” is a perfect reflection of his passions. Set against the 2011 Cricket World Cup  match in India, the film highlights the powerful influence that cricket has on millions of people in [...]