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#LFF2015: Check out the amazing South Asian line-up at this year’s London Film Festival.

It’s set to be another extraordinary year for South Asian cinema and films inspired by the region and its people at the London Film Festival 2015.

Here are some of the highlights.   

Beeba Boys

Acclaimed director Deepa Mehta kicks down new doors with this energetic gangster movie that also explores South Asian family values.  Set in Vancouver’s Sikh immigrant badlands, it finds young kingpin Jeet Johar (Randeep Hooda) and his sharp-suited gang the Beeba Boys on the rise.  So far, they’ve left a trail of blood in their attempt to take over the local drugs market.  However, when Jeet isn’t managing his cadre of dapper toughs, he’s doing his best to be a respectful son to his mother, to follow his religion with as much diligence as his profession will allow, and to hold his crumbling family together. 

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#PowerOfWomen: Line-up revealed for London Asian Film Festival 2015

Organizers have announced the full roster of films for this year's London Asian Film Festival (LAFF) which takes place across London from 19 March to 28 March.

This year's Festival highlights include critically acclaimed films such as 'Margarita With A Straw', 'Bhopal - A Prayer for Rain', 'Dukhtar', 'Rang Rasiya' and 'The World Before Her'.

The 17th edition London Asian Film Festival is once again organized by Tongues on Fire, which has built a reputation for promoting independent cinema as well as providing a showcase for female filmmakers.  In keeping with that ethos, LAFF 2015 celebrates 'The Power of Women', a theme that is reflected in this year's roster of special guests who include such filmmakers as Farah Khan, Nisha Pahuja and Afia Nathaniel.

Here's a list of the films being screened.

Opening Night Gala - 'Dukhtar'

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London Indian Film Festival unveils amazing 2013 line-up

Two Indian favourites at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and an acclaimed Pakistani film are set to be the focus of the 2013 London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) which gets underway on Thursday, July 18. Amit Kumar’s critically acclaimed film noir thriller ‘Monsoon Shootout’ and ‘Bombay Talkies’, the four-film tribute …

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Famous Chanting Tibetan monks added to Glastonbury Line-Up

It’s best-known for hosting the likes of David Bowie, Van Morrison, Oasis, Beyonce, not to mention overflowing portaloos and muddy highs, but Glastonbury is set to offer music fans a high of a very different kind in 2013. Organizers of the music festival in Somerset have put the famous Gyuto …

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