The indian Film festival of Los Angeles opened yesterday at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood with the movie “ THE FAKIR OF VENICE “. The story is about a man who is tasked with finding a fakir – a holy man, known for performing feats of endurance, but instead he finds a poor man who buries himself in sand on the beach to collect money from passersby and tourists. Attendees of the opening night included, Anil Kapoor,Dr. Sunjay Gupta, Chris Kattan, Carl Weathers, Kunal Nayyar among others. Until Sunday, which is the closing night of the festival, indie films, Bollywood musicals, revealing documentaries, visually stunning animation, environmental films, and comedies will be featured at the Arclight.
Christina Marouda, IFFLA President and Founder, was born and grew up in the Greek island of Crete. Then she came to Los Angeles and …yes she created the Indian Film Festival, one of the most successful ethnic film festivals in the US.
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