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The Light Factory accepting entries for Short Films at Annual Filmmakers’ Showcase

Charlotte, NC, March 30, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Vocus/PRWEB) The Light Factory seeks short films from filmmakers all over the country for the 11th Annual Filmmakers' Showcase, to be held Friday, May 13 (at 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday, May 14 (8:00 p.m.), at Butter cocktail lounge. The Light Factory Filmmakers’ Showcase highlights the art of short films, created by emerging, established and student filmmakers. Submissions are due Friday, April 15, 2011. There is no fee to enter and winners can earn cash prizes. Guidelines and other information about the event can be found online at

Abrittir Ashor: A Bengali Recitation Program by Sarathi of Kolkata

[Abrittir Ashor Bangla Kobita Abritti Live Program - Bengali Recitation Program]

Calcutta, March 24, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sarathi presents "Aabrittir Aasor" - An evening of Bengali recitation on 29th March, 2011 6 PM onwards at Bangla Academy behind Nandan.

London's Gay Art Festival GFEST Announces 2011 Call For Entries

London, UK, March 24, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Now in its fifth year, GFEST, the premier LGBT annual cross-arts festival in London, has announced the call for entries for its 2011 programme to be held 7-20 November.  Artists and performers are invited to send in submissions for consideration in three areas:  Short Films, Visual Arts and Performances.

Isha Koppikar to sizzle at PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2011

Calcutta, Mar 16, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) Bollywood starlet Isha Koppikar will jive to popular Bollywood numbers, as Punjab will witness the most entertaining night of the year on 18th March 2011.  PTC Punjabi will felicitate the best work accomplished by Punjabi Music Industry in the year 2010, at the PTC Punjabi Music Awards at PAP Grounds, Jalandhar. The Awards will be held from 6 pm onward and will be telecast LIVE on PTC Punjabi.

According to Ms. Rajiee M. Shinde, COO - PTC Network , “The show promises to be the biggest event ever witnessed by Punjabi Audiences and will showcase the best of Punjabi Music Industry in all its glory. The evening loaded with glitz and glamour and will be anchored by eminent Bollywood personalities Gurpreet Ghuggi and Upsasana Singh, along with acclaimed Television Anchor Manish Paul and hilarious Stand Up Artist Rajeev Thakur. While it will feature scintillating performances by Isha Koppikar, the Bollywood Starlet, the Singer and Bollywood Actor Hard Kaur will croon to engaging Rap Music. The biggest Punjabi Music Artists including Jazzy B, Manmohan Waris, Kamal Heer, Satinder Sartaj and Miss Pooja will perform LIVE at the event.  PTC Punjabi gives a platform to the young budding talent of Punjab by making them perform together as the Young Brigade of Punjab every year. This year the brigade will feature Sharry Maan, Kulwinder Billa, Nishawn Bhullar, Rimz J, Pushpinder kaur, Mr. Cheema, Sarthi K, Teji Sandhu and Gurvinder Brar. Also performing Martial Arts at the Awards will be a Nihang Group from Amritsar, Bir Khalsa Group. ”

29th San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival Sponsored by MYX TV

San Francisco, Calif., March 15, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Vocus/PRWEB) MYX TV is a proud partner to the 29th San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival, the largest Asian and Asian American film festival in North America. The festival has kicked off its opening night film, West Is West, and gala at the Asian Art Museum on March 10th and will continue to bring the best of film until March 20th.

This year, MYX TV is co-presenting the world premier of the film, Resident Aliens, by filmmaker Ross Tuttle. The film tells the story of deported Cambodian refugees and how one man’s story is changed as he becomes a dance teacher and surrogate father to a breakdancing troupe of poor children in Cambodia.

Watch the trailer of Resident Alien.