The 10th Annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival ( CSAFF ) will take place Sept. 19-22.
The Red Carpet and opening night film, The Last Color, will be shown at Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Ave., in the Spertus Institute. More than 50 other films will be screened throughout the weekend at the Showplace ICON Theater, 1011 S. Delano Ct., and DePaul University, 247 S. State St. The festival will feature films from and about South Asia, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Afghanistan.
CSAFF will host screenings of films highlighting various topics, including LGBTQ issues, women's empowerment, social justice and more. ( The LGBTQ panel will take place at Showplace Icon on Sept. 21 after the screenings of Monsoon Date and Nagarkirtan ( 5:15-8:30 p.m. ), and will feature actor Arjun Mathur, screen Gazal Dhaliwal and writer-director Tanuja Chandra. ) Additionally, the festival will have an augmented reality/VR booth.
See CSAFF.org .