Public Engagement

Successful First Leicester Asian Film Festival

Pictures courtesy of Raj Pandit Photography and #Yashtag Photography. First Leicester Asian Film Festival, organized in collaboration with partner organizations (Phoenix Cinema, Phizzical, Tongues on Fire, London Asian Film Festival, BFI, Film Hub Central East and Media partners: Sabras Radio, Biz Asia, Punjab 2000) which occurred between 16-19 March 2017 at Phoenix Cinema and Arts Centre, was a huge success. The feedback received were extremely positive and demonstrated the necessity for the inclusion of independent productions from the south Asian subcontinent into the programming of cinemas in Leicester. The multicultural dimension of the city was celebrated not only as a

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1st Leicester Asian Film Festival

1st Leicester Asian Film Festival

Following on from the successful screening of the new-wave Indian film ‘Queen‘ at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre in January 2017, I am excited to announce the arrival of the First Leicester Asian Film Festival to take place at Phoenix Arts Cinema, Leicester, between the 16th and 19th March 2017. This festival is the result of a joint effort and partnership between De Montfort University and, Phizzical, the established London Asian Film Festival (Tongues on Fire), the British Film Institute and Phoenix Cinema. We will be premiering 7 extraordinary films with themes ranging from separation (in view of the 70th anniversaries

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Cultural Exchanges: LeAFF preview

Cultural Exchanges: LeAFF preview

I just would like to thank all those of you who came to the 1st Leicester Asian Film Festival: A Preview at the LCB Depot as part of the Cultural Exchanges Festival on the 1st of March. Special thanks to Jit Chauhan for capturing the moment. Hope you will all come over to Phoenix and make the 1st Leicester Asian Film Festival a huge success.

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First Leicester Asian Film Festival : A Preview

First Leicester Asian Film Festival : A Preview

I would like to welcome you all to the free preview of the First Leicester Asian Film Festival, organized in collaboration with various partners, at the Cultural eXchanges festival at the LCB Depot, Leicester on the 1st of March 2017. http://www.lcbdepot.co.uk/event/first-leicester-asian-film-festival-a-preview South Asian cinema is not only Bollywood. A new wave of cinema is spreading across the world and this year it is coming to Leicester. The first Leicester Asian Film Festival will showcase cinema from the subcontinent like you have never seen before. Taste it at the preview on the 1st of March between 5 – 6 pm. Looking

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Successful Not-Quite Bollywood event

Successful Not-Quite Bollywood event

Successful screening of the film “Queen” at the Belgrave Neighborhood Centre (Leicester, UK) (1- Social experiment: notes) A few pictures from the ‘Not-Quite Bollywood’ evening at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, where different generations of South Asians with their family gathered to socialize and watch the free screening of Queen (the story of a Punjabi girl, who after being ‘abandoned at the alter’ by her fiance, decides to go on a pre-planned honeymoon to Paris and Amsterdam by herself). The event had a great turnout of about 100 people, who following the event, inquired about such future events. Following the event,

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Not Quite Bollywood – QUEEN – Free Film Screening – 27th Jan 2017

Not Quite Bollywood – QUEEN – Free Film Screening – 27th Jan 2017

‘Not Quite Bollywood’ presents ‘QUEEN’ Free Film Screening Event – 27th Jan 2017 Please come to the first community engagement event for building audiences for new-wave Indian cinema in Leicester, at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre on the 27th of Jan 2017 at 18.30 (6.30 pm). Please get your FREE tickets as soon as possible through this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/not-quite-bollywood-presentsqueen-a-free-film-screening-tickets-30937657366 OR Call: Josh Hargreaves at 0116 2078680 OR Email: hargreaves.josh@dmu.ac.uk Please find more details of the venue and the event at the link above. Please do let your friends and family know about the exciting evening. Twitter id: @DMUIndianCinema; #NotQuiteBollywood Looking forward

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