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SAIFF 2018

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  1. Salam

    Anand Kamalakar / 75 mins
    Salam - The First ****** Nobel Laureate' is the definitive story of Abdus Salam, the first Pakistani to win the Nobel prize. The multi-award winning film captures in vivid detail his life's journey—from a small village in Pakistan to worldwide scientific acclaim—and his fraught relationship with his homeland, where he faced rejection for being a member of the “heretical” Ahmadiyya movement
    Salam (FEATURE) preceded by Harmless(SHORT)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  2. The Lovers

    Preeti Singh / 21 mins
    Anirudh an Indian young guy whose life changes when his wife files a case against him under the act 498A, domestic violence. The story unfolds & conveys how lack of communication between parents & children destroys many lives in a marriage.
    Evening Shadows (FEATURE) preceded by Lovers(SHORT)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  3. Evening Shadows

    Sridhar Rangayan / 102 mins
    In a small town in Southern India that lives within a cocoon of traditions and social morality, when a young gay man Kartik, comes out to his mother Vasudha, her entire world comes crashing down. She has no one to turn to dispel her fears and doubts, to understand her loving son’s truth. Moreover as a woman, trapped within a patriarchal conservative society, her biggest challenge is to deal with her dogmatic husband Damodar, and the conservative society around her. ‘Evening Shadows’ is a universal story about a mother-son bonding and its emotional strength to withstand the ravages of time and harsh realities.
    Evening Shadows (FEATURE) preceded by The Lovers(SHORT)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. Burma Express

    Kanakaraj Balasubramanyam / 24 mins
    The man who is a grandson of a Burma refugee leads his life as a coachman of a horse driven carriage in Mysore, India. Once, he found a bag, full of money and gold in his cart which was left by his passenger. What happens next?
    Ahare Mon(FEATURE) preceded by Burma Express(SHORT)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. Ahare Mon

    Pratim D. Gupta / 110 mins
    A heartwarming collage of inter-connected love stories, Ahare Mon is a romantic drama that revolves around people who are otherwise forbidden to fall in love. Anjan Dutt and Mamata Shankar play two members of an old age home who elope and embark on an adventure of a lifetime. Ritwick and Parno play hustlers who plan and pull off one con job after another. Adil Hussain plays an immigration officer at the airport who comes across a ravishing frequent flyer played by Paoli Dam. Chitrangada Chakraborty plays Titli, a girl fighting a terminal disease but crazily in love with Dev.
    Ahare Mon(FEATURE) preceded by Burma Express(SHORT)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  6. Sat Afterparty: Stage 48

    605 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036
    Saturday Afterparty: Stage 48

    Stage 48
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00 pm Entrance Free with Saturday Film Screening Purchase


  7. Chitrakut

    Himanshu Malik / 125 mins
    Chitrakut revolves around the lives of five people, their journey of change and metamorphosis- as they search for love and companionship. When Debu met Alisha the beginning of a great love story blossomed in his head, unknown to him she was in a desperate attempt to get over her past love. Shaan and Saloni struggle with their undefined relationship; Shaan being hell bent on staying in denial and Saloni not willing to give up on them so easily. Shaan always on the lookout for a quick buck gets himself into a pitiful condition where he has no option but to steal from the person who cared for him the most. Kim is a home baker, whose daily routine involves talking to lovers who are getting married and want their story fused in their wedding cake. Unknowingly she lives and loves through them vicariously. Debu having learnt his lessons from each misadventure smarts up to the ways of women, Shaan learns about love after having lost it and Alisha finds her feet as an individual and opens her own little boutique of designer dresses. Debu and Saloni convert their chance meetings into a friendship of sorts or probably even more.
    Chitrakut (Feature)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Sunday, December 16, 2018 3:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  8. The Imposter Prince (Ek Je Chhilo Raja)

    Srijit Mukherji / 150 mins
    "Ek Je Chhilo Raja" describes this fascinating story of more than two decades and takes us back to that time when a long extended court case in search of truth made the whole nation stay in awe. Based on the famous “Bhowal Sanyasi” case, the film is a subtle take on what happens when Feudal India meets Spiritual India .
    Closing Night: The Imposter Prince(Ek Je Chhilo Raja) (FEATURE)

    NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
    Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets