Archives for the ‘India’ 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 [...]

Silicon Valley’s Cinequest Festival Co-founder & Director Halfdan Hussey

By • Feb 11th, 2014 • Category: Books and Authors, Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video

Every year Silicon Valley holds its annual Cinequest film festival that is a fusion of technology and arts. This year Cinequest  is celebrating its 24th year in  downtown San Jose from March 3-16, 2014. Our guest today is Halfdan Hussey, co-founder and director of Cinequest Film Festival, who shares the highlights of this year’s festival. [...]

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 [...]