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
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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
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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 [...]



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 [...]



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
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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 [...]