‘DiasPura’, is an observational study of the subculture of a wide cross section of the Indian immigrant community in the USA. It explores the process of identity formation of Indian settlers in America while focussing on the critical relationship of their politics to the reality of majoritarian and identity based politics back home.
Ajay Raina, an alumnus of FTII, Pune, is a filmmaker, writer and teacher. He has won the Golden Conch award at Mumbai International Film Festival, IDPA Silver Trophy (Independent Documentary Producers Association) and RAPA Award (Radio & Advertising Professionals Association). He is the founder of http://www.kashmiroralhistory.org archive and co-curator and organiser of the touring film festival Kashmir Before Our Eyes. He taught courses in Cinema Studies and Cinema/ TV Production at the University of Pennsylvania and at the Film and TV Institute of India.
Limited seating. Donation based programme. Poster by Pale Blue Dot. https://www.facebook.com/events/501434837348925/?ti=icl