Seventh Sikh film fest to be held in New York

Seventh Sikh film fest to be held in New York

New Delhi, Sep 24, Films dealing with heartrending Sikh stories from across the globe by both established and emerging filmmakers will be screened at the Sikh Art and Film Foundation’s seventh annual film festival in New York.

The two-day event, which starts Oct 22, will offer a range of 12 films.

“I am humbled with the encouragement and overwhelming response we are getting for our festival year after year. I feel much pride in witnessing the interest of young Sikhs in our culture and their enthusiasm in participating in this event,” Tejinder S. Bindra, president of the Sikh Art and Film Foundation said in a statement.

“I hope they are inspired by our tradition and culture, and continue to make us proud Sikhs in society,” said Bindra.

The winners will receive cash prizes of $15,000 from actor-politician Raj Babbar.

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