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I had the pleasure of filming Karwa Chauth this Saturday (Oct. 15) in Palm Meadows. This is the exclusive neighborhood of Whitefield (a suburb of Bangalore) where much of the ex-pat community lives or Indians, who have lived abroad and … Continue reading
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I’ve waited my whole life to celebrate two important festivals in India, Durga Puja and Diwali. Last week was the first time I spent Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, filming all the rituals. As mentioned in earlier blogs, I’m half Bengali … Continue reading
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I screened Crossing Lines with all 69 students today. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I knew the students would have different perspectives than the South Asian audiences in the U.S. After the screening, we had a class discussion about the … Continue reading