Mustard Seed Film Festival Opening Night @ Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia [18 August]

Mustard Seed Film Festival Opening Night

16:30 - 23:00

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Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Pearl Street Micro-Project: Mustard Seed Film Festival Opening Night
1100 Block of Pearl Street
Friday, August 18, 4:30pm – 11pm

Mustard Seed Film Festival screens new independent and socially engaged films featuring South Asian filmmakers and actors.

Mustard Seed’s opening night will offer a South Asian open air bazaar, food trucks offering South Asian food, two short films in the late afternoon, a feature film screening and conversation with director Arshad Khan, and a drag show + dance party to end the night!

4:30- 5:30: Open air bazaar with South Asian artists selling prints, books, and accessories

5:30 Screening of Is it too much to ask? dir. Leena Manimekalai

6:00 Screening of Daaravtha dir. Nishant B. Roy

6:30 Dance performance by International Dancer Zaman

Keynote by Caribbean Equality Project's Mohammed Q

7:30 Feature Film Screening of ABU dir. Arshad Khan

9:15 South Asian Drag Show featuring Sundari Indian Goddess & Bibi Masala

10:00 Dance party begins!

Special thanks to in-kind sponsors Post Brothers Apartments!

Be sure to stop by earlier in the afternoon for the Youth Arts Workshop Summer Showcase and Colors of Light Mural Decommissioning Ceremony
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