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COMEDY PROGRAMMING: FORBIDDEN TIKKA MASALA (Short) + AMERICAN HASI (Docu-Comedy)

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*THIS BLOCK OF PROGRAMMING IS ACCESSIBLE TO ANYONE IN THE WORLD!



FORBIDDEN TIKKA MASALA - Short (15 minutes 20 seconds) 
Synopsis: Coming-of-old-age story that follows a devoutly religious vegetarian who finds a new lease on life after mistakenly eating chicken at her retirement party. Q&A with director Rahul Chaturvedi following the short. 



AMERICAN HASI - Documentary (Runtime 1 hour 15 minutes)

Synopsis: After losing his day job, comedian Tushar Singh decides to pursue stand-up comedy full-time. Singh maps out a 35-day tour of India, taking part in India's flourishing stand-up scene and drawing on his unique perspective as the son of conservative Hindu parents in Huntsville, Alabama. Balancing humor with the struggle for success and self-discovery, American Hasi is a funny yet emotional portrait of a comedian at the crossroads of his life and career. Watch trailer  HERE

*Followed by post-screening Q&A with director Laura Asherman, comedian Tushar Singh and his mother, moderated by comedian Zarna Garg

Contributors

  • Rahul Chaturvedi

    Director - FORBIDDEN TIKKA MASALA

  • Tushar Singh

    Producer/Subject - AMERICAN HASI

  • Laura Asherman

    Director/DOP - AMERICAN HASI

  • Zarna Garg

    Comedian & Moderator

June 13, 2020
Sat 7:00 PM CDT

Duration 3H 0M

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