After the trailer was released a couple of days ago, the short film Red, White, and Beard, has now been officially released on the internet and can be viewed for free. It follows Sikh cartoonist Vishavjit Singh “dressed as turbaned Captain America, around New York City for three days, capturing people’s reactions to a skinny Sikh man dressed as a classic American super hero.” Grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the results of Vishavjit’s experiment in challenging stereotypes.
The world’s oldest marathon runner at age 101, Fauja Singh of the United Kingdom has announced that he will run his last marathon in Hong Kong at the end of this month: “He said he achieved this through the help of God, but even God must be getting fed up with helping him,” [coach] Harmander Singh said. While Singh won’t be competing anymore, he doesn’t plan on completely giving up on the sport. Instead Singh is planning on a lighter […]
Two weeks ago, I attended the third annual SikhLens Sikh Arts and Film Festival in Orange, California (held during November 16 to 18). It was my first time attending this event, and I enjoyed the showcase of artistic talent presented. Newspapers India Journal and India-West provide thorough summations of the festivities from the opening night gala to the closing showcase concert and the scholarship projects behind the films (in collaboration with Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts), […]
This weekend, I will be attending the SikhLens Sikh Arts and Film Festival in southern California. I’m looking forward to enjoying to the showcase of Sikh artists over the next two days, re-connecting with friends, and making new connections as well. If you aren’t attending the film festival, you can still enjoy some short films made by Sikhs. The Sikh Coalition recently announced the winners of this year’s Diversity Video Competition entitled “My Crown, My Faith”. Satdeep Singh’s film Taaj […]
Categories: TV/Movies • Tags: A Day with a Crown, Abril Murillo, Coexist, Diversity Video Competition, James Magazzino, Satdeep Singh, Sikh Arts and Film Festival, Sikh Coalition, SikhLens Sikh Arts and Film Festival, Taaj