Archives for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Academy Award Winner Lisa Fruchtman on Apocalypse Now, Godfather-3,The Right Stuff & Editing

By • Dec 10th, 2013 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video, Women Achievers Special
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Academy award winner Lisa Fruchtman has worked as an editor in Hollywood films and television. She has worked in such iconic films like Apocalypse Now, The Right Stuff, Children of A Lesser God,  Godfather-3 among others. And recently she released her first documentary film Sweet Dreams that she made with her brother Bob Fruchtman. Lisae got her [...]



Lisa Fruchtman on Sweet Dreams – An Unusual Rwandan Film On Drumming, Ice Cream & Healing

By • Dec 6th, 2013 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Women Achievers Special
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Academy award winner Lisa Fruchtman has worked as an editor in Hollywood films and television, and now has her first documentary out called “Sweet Dreams.”  She collaborated with her brother Rob Fruchtman in making this unusual film that captures the dreams, hopes and the healing of a group of women in Rwanda. Through “Sweet Dreams,” [...]



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
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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 [...]



Bhoomija’s Gayathri Krishna On Bringing Indian Music & Performance to A Global Audience

By • Nov 5th, 2013 • Category: Bangalore, Entertainment, Featured, India, People, Women Achievers Special
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Gayathri Krishna wants to bring Indian classical music and performing arts to folks around the world. “We are 50 events old,” Gayathri points out. In less than a year she has brought performers to different cities in India, and travelled to China, Australia and the USA. Passion, vision and ambition is what drove her to found Bhoomija [...]