Jan 5 Sat
  1. South & East Asian Hollywood Film Festival presented by NCISAFF

    Starts 1/5/2019 at 1:00 PM EST
    Ends 1/6/2019 at 1:00 AM EST
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    @ 122 EAST CHATHAM, CARY, NC, 27511, United States
    Session 1 - Screening Short Films
    Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Runtime: 100 minutes
    Dee Gal by Kumara Raj (U.K., India)
    A teenage girl who is addicted to drugs must care for her mother.

    Price Tag* by Myrthe Nymph Wai (China, Netherlands)
    The fiancée of a supermarket assistant comes from a wealthy Chinese family with strict parents.

    In Search of Indigo by Shaktiraj Jadega (India)
    From the time it was discovered, indigo has led to many wars, exploitation and rebellion.

    Black White by Umesh Gopalappa Muniyamma (India)
    A man encounters two mysterious characters called Black-White.

    Black Water by Tanmay Srivastava (India)
    A documentary about The Cellular jail.

    10 Mins by Mingi Kim (S. Korea, U.S.)
    A grandson has a phone conversation with his grandfather. Ten minutes later, the grandfather dies. The grandson tries to find out what happened during that 10 minutes.

    Trail Past Prejudice* by Shruti Tewari (U.S.)
    With hate crimes against brown-skinned people on the rise, Sheela is conflicted about whether to trust a white man she runs into while jogging, or to treat him with the same prejudice she often encounters.

    SESSION 2 - Screening Shorts & Full Feature
    1:45-3:55 p.m.
    Includes Q&A with directors and cast
    Runtime: 140 minutes
    Bhashm by Randy Harris (N.C.) Director/cast attending
    A Bollywood fusion horror love story.

    Five O'Clock Shadow* by Sangeeta Bulbul Agarwal (Maryland) Director/cast attending
    The story of an Indian-American mother who's the victim of racial abuse. Her worst fear rises and she wonders: Do we really belong here?

    Stalking Shadows by Vikram Kolluru (Maryland) Director attending
    A young bride unwittingly becomes the subject of a stalker's fascination, but her husband makes light of the situation. These dynamics lead to an unexpected event.

    Is This a Joke or What?* by Sangeeta Godbole (N.C.) Director/cast attending
    The film covers the situation women are currently facing.

    Elephants in the Coffee by Thomas Grant (Georgia, South India)
    A documentary on the conflict between coffee farmers and endangered elephants in South India.
    Session 3 - Screening Short & Full Feature
    4:30-8 p.m.
    Includes Q&A with local N.C. filmmakers and cast
    Runtime: 150 minutes
    Happy Anniversary* by Rob Alan Underhill, Gauri Singh, Sunita Dev (N.C.)
    A film on changing family and societal values.

    Punarjanam (Rebirth) by Sajan Shrestha (Nepal)
    Based on a true story during the insurgency period of Nepal. A soldier who villagers thought was dead returns.

    Yadvi - The Dignified Princess* by Jyoti Singh (India, U.S.)
    Award-winning film and award-winning actress Jyoti Singh
    The film portrays the Princess Yadvi’s unwavering integrity through hardship and heartache. Followed by a Q&A.

    Ehsaas - Finding Happiness from Within* by Bhavna Singh & CXC Productions (N.C., N.J.)
    This short examines the journey of Sameer Malhotra, who finds love for the first time. When the relationship ends, he realizes he must find happiness from within and not from others.

    Devadasi Now* by Indrani Nayar-Gall (N.C., India)
    A documentary on the challenges of eradicating the Devadasi tradition that looks behind the illegal practice of religious servitude. Followed by Q& A.

    *Created by Women Filmmakers

    Will call tickets may be picked up at The Cary Box Office beginning one hour prior to the movie.

    For assistance with accessible seating requests at The Cary Theater after 3pm on Friday and throughout the weekend, please contact the general box office at 919-462-2055, and/or reach out to the House Manager beginning one hour prior to the performance.