Posts Tagged ‘Ali Kazimi’

  • Random Acts of Legacy (2016)

    March 21st, 2016 | films | Ali Kazimi | 2 Comments

    SYNOPSIS 77 minutes 2016, Canada What emerges from a pile of deteriorating 16mm home movies spanning from 1936 to 1951, is a moving story of a Chinese American family set against the backdrop of race and class in Chicago, and one collector’s obsession with the 1933-4 World’s Fair. Rescued from an online auction, the filmmakers’ […]

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  • Runaway Grooms (2005)

    September 22nd, 2014 | films | Ali Kazimi | No Comments

    SYNOPSIS 52 minutes 2005, Canada Runaway Grooms explores the phenomenon of Indian women abandoned by Non-Resident Indian men they’ve recently married in India. Our documentary’s latter-day Prince Charmings are citizens or permanent residents of Western countries such as Canada, the United States or England, who use their highly prized Western status to demand dowries from […]

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  • Continuous Journey (2004)

    September 15th, 2014 | films | Ali Kazimi | 1 Comment

    SYNOPSIS 2004, 87:30 minutes, Colour, Eng./Punjabi/Urdu (Broadcast/Educational Version, 57.30) Continuous Journey is a complex tale of hope, despair, treachery and tragedy. It is a revealing Canadian story with global ramifications set in a time when the British Empire seemed omnipresent and its subjects were restless and seeking self-determination. In 1914, Gurdit Singh, a Sikh entrepreneur […]

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