The 5th Annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival Announces Dates and Call for Entries


Festival will take place in downtown Chicago and Evanston from Thursday, September 18, 2014 to Sunday, September 21, 2014. Veteran, First-Time and Student filmmakers should submit Entries by July 15th. The Festival is divided into five categories and is the largest of its kind in the heartland of America.    CHICAGO May 30, 2014 –… View Article

4th Annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival Brings Together the Best of Talent and Filmgoers


The Chicago South Asian Film Festival inspired and entertained hundreds of filmgoers last weekend in its fourth successful event. Artists including Parvesh Cheena, Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Sanjay Tripathy, Trupti Bhoir, Geeta Malik and Meera Menon were in attendance to support the festival where films including The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Shahid played to packed theaters.  … View Article

Chicago South Asian Film Festival Announces 2013 Film Selection


The Chicago South Asian Film Festival reveals the film lineup for its fourth annual event to be held between September 20 and 22nd. The festival, to be hosted at the Showplace Icon Theaters and Film Row Cinema at Columbia College will present over 24 films.   The festival will open with the US premiere of… View Article

Chicago South Asian Film Festival showcases new era of South Asian films and filmmakers


Chicago film aficionados were treated to an array of stellar films, acclaimed artists, and energetic parties at the 3rd annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival. The four-day festival held its Opening Night on September 20th with a star-studded red carpet reception followed by the North American premiere of the much anticipated Bollywood film “Heroine”. Artists who… View Article

Chicago South Asian Film Festival Announces 2012 Film Selection


Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) announces their film selection for the third annual film festival. Starting on September 20, this four-day festival hosted at Showplace Icon Theaters and Film Row Cinema (Columbia College Chicago), will present 24 films, including 5 world premieres, 8 US premieres and 11 Chicago premieres.   The Festival opens with… View Article

Second Successful Year for the Chicago South Asian Film Festival


This weekend was a feast for independent film lovers; 30 films, 2 industry panels, 1 free tabla concert—all packed in three days under the colorful umbrella of the second annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF).   The CSAFF 2011 opening night, held on September 30, was a true red carpet affair with stunning celebrities,… View Article

Chicago South Asian Film Festival Announces 2011 Film Selection


Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) announces their film selection for its second year. Starting on September 30, this three-day festival hosted by Chicago Cultural Center and Columbia College Chicago, is proud to showcase 28 films, including 2 world premieres, 7 US premieres and 15 Chicago premieres. The 2011 CSAFF theme is “Art, Life, Respect”… View Article

2011 Dates and Film Submissions


The Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) has announced its dates for this year – the three-day festival will be held September 30th to October 2nd, 2011 at the Chicago Cultural Center and Columbia College Chicago.   After an overwhelming response for CSAFF 2010, the festival team is already planning on making this year even… View Article

Chicago South Asian Film Festival Debuts with a Bang


The First Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) was inaugurated at the Chicago Cultural Center on October 01, 2010. The evening was a true red carpet affair with stunning celebrities, enthusiastic press and hundreds of admiring fans. Several highly accomplished filmmakers and artists including Deepti Naval, Aparna Sen, Ajay Naidu, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Rajit Kapur, Baljit… View Article

Opening night to be a Star Studded Soiree


The Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) announces their opening night program, which is to be held October 1st 2010 at the magnificent Chicago Cultural Center. The evening promises to be a night to remember, where glamour and elegance will meet art and culture. Star-gazers will be in for a treat as several celebrated filmmakers… View Article