Archives for the ‘Video’ Category

Nishtha Jain on Gulabi Gang

By • Dec 13th, 2013 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video, Women Achievers Special

Indian independent filmmaker Nishtha Jain’s new documentary Gulabi Gang is a fascinating portrayal of  one woman’s dedication to help and empower women in her community. Gulabi Gang (pink sari gang) is a grassroots woman’s organization founded by Sampat Pal Devi in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh in India. Through the documentary you come to know and [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

Indian Ambassador to US NIrupama Menon Rao on Music, Poetry, Bangalore and Twitter Part-2

By • Nov 1st, 2013 • Category: Bangalore, Featured, Ideas, India, Video, Women Achievers Special

This is a 2-part interview with Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Menon Rao. In Part-1 she talked about the opening up of the India-US relationship and how it has evolved over the years. In Part-2 Ambassador Rao talks about growing up in Bangalore, and  her love for poetry, music and literature. She has written [...]