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KQED | 2012 Asian Pacific American Local Heroes - Ivan Jaigirdar and Anuj Vaidya | PBS

Duration: 01:31

Ivan Jaigirdar is the co-founder of 3rd i Films and co-directs 3rd i's San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival. He also founded Bollyhood, a venue for South Asian art, music and films. Jaigirdar served as artistic director and programmer at Artist Television Access. He remains on the board for the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and has helped curate programs for numerous festivals (with Anuj Vaidya). Anuj Vaidya is an artist, educator and media curator who has spent equal parts of his life in India and in the US. His work in film education has ranged from youth media work to his work on CineFiles, an online document database managed by the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. Vaidya has been with 3rd i South Asian Films since 2007 and initiated 3rd i's touring series, in addition to co-programming 3rd i's annual film festival (with Ivan Jaigirdar).

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Post Date: May 3, 2012