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Screening: GAFLA (SCAM)

Tue, May 15, 2007 6:30 pm at Two Boots Pioneer Theater

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3rd i NY and Alwan for the Arts Collaborative Monthly Film & Video Series Present the US Premiere of

GAFLA (SCAM) Official Selection London Film Festival 2006 Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 6:30 PM

Two Boots Pioneer Theatre 155 East 3rd Street (at Avenue A) Subway: F to 2nd Ave; 6 to Bleecker

Tickets: $10 Adults / $6.50 Pioneer Members Advance Tickets: http://www.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=93545

About the Film

GAFLA (SCAM) Director: Sameer Hanchate. / India / 125 mins / 2006 / DVD / Hindi with English subtitles Gripping and incisive, Sameer Hanchate's Gafla is inspired by the much publicised boom and bust scams on the Mumbai stock market. It examines the ethics and morality of this Machiavellian world defined by its winners and losers. Subodh is a bright young player with a dream of making it big. Early wins fuel his ambition and he is faced with a choice of following a secondary career dominated by big players or becoming one himself. Through a series of fast moves and supported by a crack team and ordinary investors he becomes the most dazzling player of all. However, old money, with its political and institutional backing, is on his heels determined to punish him for the audacity of his dreams. Hanchate draws compelling performances from a largely unknown cast in this daring debut feature. Cary Rajinder Sawhney

About 3rd I 3rd I New York's monthly film and music salon designed by local filmmakers and experimental DJs showcases the works of independent filmmakers of South Asian descent and local djs, musicians and electronica artists. Providing alternative forums for South Asian filmmakers who often have few venues to showcase their work not only increases their visibility, but also provides a social forum for peers and audiences to participate in an ongoing discussion.

Last updated: 2007-09-12 10:15:11

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