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TSAFF2019: Opening Night: The Illegal

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SIFF Cinema Egyptian

805 East Pine Street

Seattle, WA 98122

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Thursday, Sep 26th, 6:30PM
Red Carpet and Film @ SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Post Film gala @ The Summit on PIKE
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6:30 PM: Red Carpet Walk with celebrities Shabana Azmi, Suraj Sharma, Tanuja Chandra and many more.
7:00 PM: Film The Illegal and QnA with Suraj Sharma & Director Danish Renzu
9:30 PM: Dinner and Dance Party by Dj Kazan at The Summit on Pike (Gala sponsored by Mayuri Foods)


Film: The Illegal

Danish Renzu | 85min | 2019 | US/India

A gritty realistic story about a young film school student from middle-class India who’s forced to drop out to support his family while staying in the United States.

Kick off the largest South Asian film festival with Red carpet walk with celebrities, Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi), Shabana Azmi, Danish Renzu, Tanuja Chandra, Gazal Dhaliwal, and other filmmakers.

Actress Shabana Azmi will be presented with the Tasveer Emerald Award.

Followed by a Bollywood dance party with delicious Indian food.

Filmmaker: Danish Renzu

Danish Renzu is a Kashmir born film director, whose work direction and writing have received critical acclaim, whilst his work in drama specifically has earned him an official selection at various film festivals and recognition in press and media. Danish Renzu grew up in the conflict-driven valley of Kashmir where he lived through frequent bombings, shutdowns and abuse of human rights, he realized early in life that true solution lies in investing our energies toward personal development, education and community growth. A graduate of the University of California Los Angeles, he came to America all by himself at a very young age to pursue his dreams. He also holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering degree.

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