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PRESS COVERAGE


September 19, 2018: Interview with MC Dean of Arts Dr. Frank Trezza

September 19, 2018: Interview with MC VP Dr. Sanjay Rai

September 19, 2018: Interview with Manav Bhalla and Vibhav Roy, Movie Lashtam and Pashtam

September 19, 2018: Interview with Nina Srivastava, Director of Husband, Wife, and Banana

September 19, 2018: Interview with Suraj Sharma (Actor Life of Pi, Million Dollar Arm)

September 18, 2018: ‘Lashtam Pashtam’: Exploring an India-Pakistan friendship
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2018/09/18/lashtam-pashtam-exploring-an-india-pakistan-friendship-435346/

September 17, 2018: Red Carpet

September 15, 2018: ‘5 Rupaiya’: Piyush Panjuani crafts an amazing work of art 
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2018/09/15/5-rupaiya-piyush-panjuani-crafts-an-amazing-work-of-art-435333/

September 13, 2018: Indian American Namrata Singh Gujral wins ‘Best Director’ award at DCSAFF 
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2018/09/13/namrata-singh-gujral-wins-best-director-award-at-dcsaff-435325/

September 13, 2018: My faith in optimism has increased: Inaamulhaq on DCSAFF award 
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/my-faith-in-optimism-has-increased-inaamulhaq-on-dcsaff-award-118091300521_1.html

September 13, 2018: Women play starring role in DC film fest
https://indicanews.com/2018/09/13/women-play-starring-role-in-dc-film-fest/

September 11, 2o18: Pakistan Rocks at the DCSAFF 2018
http://hellopakistanmag.com/hello-pakistan/pakistan-rocks-dcsaff18/

September 11, 2018: MurthyNAYAK Foundation Sponsors South Asian Film Festival
https://www.murthy.com/2018/09/11/murthynayak-foundation-sponsors-south-asian-film-festival/

September 10, 2018: Pakistani Producer & Director Wins ‘Best Documentary’ Award at DCSAFF
https://www.brandsynario.com/pakistani-producer-director-wins-best-documentary-award-at-dcsaff/

September 10, 2018: Zoya Akhtar, Janhvi Kapoor, Catherine Hand also honored at awards gala co-hosted by WIFT and DCSAFF
https://indianamericancommunitynews.com/2018/09/10/aishwarya-rai-bachchan-conferred-with-inaugural-meryl-streep-award-of-excellence/

September 10, 2018: Aishwarya Rai, Janhvi Kapoor, Zoya Akhtar honoured at first Women in Film and Television India Awards
https://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/aishwarya-rai-janhvi-kapoor-zoya-akhtar-honoured-at-first-women-in-film-and-television-india-awards-5151221.html

September 10, 2018: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan conferred with inaugural Meryl Streep Award of Excellence 
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2018/09/10/aishwarya-rai-bachchan-wift-meryl-streep-award-435295/

September 7, 2018: Live from the red carpet at the 7th Annual DC South Asian Film Festival – Interview with Manoj Singh, Festival Director.
https://www.facebook.com/montgomerycollege/videos/1906794616074893/

September 6, 2018: Aishwarya Rai to Receive Women in Film India’s Meryl Streep Award for Excellence (Exclusive)
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/aishwarya-rai-receive-women-film-indias-meryl-streep-award-excellence-1139400

September 6, 2018: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to get the first ever Meryl Streep Award for Excellence
https://m.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/aishwarya-rai-bachchan-to-get-the-first-ever-meryl-streep-award-for-excellence/story-ARuapSvuielhefpiRMgJOP_amp.html

September 4, 2018: DC South Asian Film Festival Returns to Montgomery College-Rockville
https://www.culturespotmc.com/dc-south-asian-film-festival-returns-to-montgomery-college-rockville/

September 3, 2018: 7th annual DC South Asian Film Festival to be held September 7-9
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2018/09/03/7th-annual-dc-south-asian-film-festival-to-be-held-september-7-9-435255/

August 25, 2018: Aishwarya Rai to attend WIFT India award night in Washington on September 8.
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2018/08/25/dc-south-asian-film-festival-from-september-7-to-9-435198/

September 15, 2017: DCSAFF 2017

September 13, 2017: Mehreen Jabbar’s Lala Begum lifts best screenplay award at the 6th Annual Washington
https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/lifestyle/lala-begum-lifts-best-screenplay-award-at-the-6th-annual-washington/

September 13, 2017: Adil Hussain wins Best Actor award at DCSAFF
http://www.india.com/news/agencies/adil-hussain-wins-best-actor-award-at-dcsaff-2467841/
https://hiindia.com/adil-hussain-wins-best-actor-award-at-dcsaff/
https://in.style.yahoo.com/adil-hussain-wins-best-actor-award-dcsaff-053604139.html

September 13, 2017: Zeenat Aman felicitated with DCSAFF lifetime achievement award
https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/zeenat-aman-felicitated-with-dcsaff-lifetime-achievement-award/1145094
http://www.freepressjournal.in/entertainment/zeenat-aman-felicitated-with-dcsaff-lifetime-achievement-award/1136594

September 9, 2017: Zeenat Aman Lends Star Power to Sixth Annual DC South Asian Film Festival
https://indianamericancommunitynews.com/2017/09/09/zeenat-aman-lends-star-power-to-sixth-annual-dc-south-asian-film-festival/

September 8, 2017: South Asian Film Festival kicks off on Sept. 8 in D.C.
https://www.indiaabroad.com/entertainment/south-asian-film-festival-kicks-off-on-sept-in-d/article_802f714c-8f74-11e7-9133-374e086e02ba.html

September 4, 2017: Pilupu TV (Hindi/English)

September 4, 2017: Pilupu TV (Telugu)

September 2, 2017: Super Se Upar Live interview with Manoj Singh on MYTV
https://www.facebook.com/MYWORLDWEBTV/videos/994611774013004/

September 2, 2017: Aaj News
https://www.facebook.com/asimhockey/videos/10154647540311193/

August 28, 2017: Niche Cinema from Culture Spot Montgomery County
https://www.culturespotmc.com/niche-cinema/

August 26, 2017: 6th DC South Asian Film Festival to kick off September 8
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2017/08/26/zeenat-aman-dcsaff-428349/

September 20, 2016: Director Deepa Mehta, Actress Seema Biswas lead panel on women in Indian cinema
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2016/09/20/director-deepa-mehta-actress-seema-biswas-lead-panel-on-women-in-indian-cinema417375/

September 19, 2016: Highlights of DCSAFF 2016
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2016/09/19/highlights-dcsaff-2016/

September 16, 2016: Tauquir bags best director at DCSAFF 2016
http://www.thedailystar.net/arts-entertainment/event/tauquir-bags-best-director-dcsaff-1284790

September 13, 2016: ‘Sold’, an expose of child trafficking, wins Best feature Film Award at fifth annual DC South Asian Film Festival
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2016/09/13/sold-expose-child-trafficking-wins-best-feature-film-award-fifth-annual-dc-south-asian-film-festival/

September 12, 2016: The DC South Asian Film Festival 2016 takes Washington DC by storm
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2016/09/12/the-dc-south-asian-film-festival-2016-takes-washington-dc-by-storm417178/

August 20, 2016: Academy Award Winning Director Deepa Mehta to open Fifth Annual DC South Asian Film Festival 

October 16, 2015: Voice of America Zindagi 360 coverage of DCSAFF 2015
https://www.facebook.com/voaurdu/videos/964692743576454/

October 16, 2015: Fresh Talent: Mayank Tripathi On His First Short Film, ‘Billu’s Flight’!
http://www.jamuura.com/blog/fresh-talent-mayank-tripathi-on-his-first-short-film-billus-flight/

October 05, 2015: ‘Kishore Kadam’ bags Best Actor Award at the 4th D C South Asian Film Festival for ‘Partu’
http://www.marathidhamaal.com/news/kishore-kadam-bags-best-actor-award-at-the-4th-d-c-south-asian-film-festival-for-partu

October 05, 2015: 4th DC South Asian Film Festival concludes in Gaithersburg
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2015/10/05/4th-dc-south-asian-film-festival-concludes-in-gaithersburg/

Oct 2015: Kadambari, Court, Rough Book Win at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival 2015
http://www.indianeagle.com/travelbeats/4th-washington-dc-south-asian-film-festival-winners/

September 29, 2015: Interview with Riya Sen and Vivek Vaswani at the DC South Asian Film Festival
http://www.desitweets.com/dc-south-asian-film-festival-dcsaff-with-ria-sen-and-vivek-vaswani/

September 27, 2015: Remarks at the DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) Opening ceremony-September 2015
http://frankislam.com/speech/remarks-at-the-dc-south-asian-film-festival-dcsaff-opening-ceremony-september-2015/

September 28, 2015: ‘Court’, Konkona win big at South Asian Film Festival
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/503295/court-konkona-win-big-south.html

September 28, 2015: ‘Court’, Konkona Sen Sharma win big at South Asian Film Festival
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/regional/court-konkona-sen-sharma-win-big-at-south-asian-film-festival/

September 26, 2015: Partu, US Premiere at DC South Asian Film Festival
http://www.thebeaconnewspapers.com/events/2015/09/26/partu-us-premiere-screening-dc-south-asian-film-festival

September 24, 2015: ‘Nooru Rupayi’ made by city’s architects to be screened at fest in Washington DC
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/nooru-rupayi-made-by-citys-architects-to-be-screened-at-fest-in-washington-dc/article7682912.ece

September 23, 2015: ‘Manto’ sold out at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival
http://images.dawn.com/news/1173901

September 2015: 7 Indian Films to Watch at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival This Week
http://www.indianeagle.com/travelbeats/washington-dc-south-asian-film-festival-2015-details/

August 27, 2015: 4th DC South Asian Film Festival from September 25th
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2015/08/27/4th-dc-south-asian-film-festival-from-september-25th/

August 17, 2015: Washington film festival to honour Indian cinema
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Washington-film-festival-to-honour-Indian-cinema/articleshow/48518749.cms

March 14, 2015: Washington, DC, South Asian Film Festival 2014 award ceremony

September 13, 2014: Prakash Jha Attending Washington DC South Asian film Festival
http://www.imdb.com/news/ni57746564/

August 01, 2014: Prakash Jha, Nandita Das to attend DC South Asian Film Festival
http://asianamericanjournal.com/prakash-jha-nandita-das-to-attend-dc-south-asian-film-festival/

May 15, 2013: Pakistani film ‘Lamha’ wins award at DC South Asian Film Festival
http://jinnah-institute.org/may-15-pakistani-film-lamha-wins-award-at-dc-south-asian-film-festival/

May 15, 2013: DC South Asian Film Festival Celebrates Fine Independent Cinema
http://thecapitalpost.com/south-asian-film-festival-celebrates-fine-