DFW South Asian Film Festival

DFW South Asian Film Festival

Our Mission:

The Dallas/Fort Worth area is now home to its very own South Asian film festival. DFW SAFF is a four day festival taking place from February 8 to 11, 2018. We will showcase World, U.S. and Texas premieres of features, shorts and documentaries, all chosen to engage, educate and inspire audiences. We have chosen a wide range of films exploring issues that affect South Asians living and working in America, as well as our brothers and sisters back home.

Our Vision:

DFW SAFF exists to promote the perspectives and voices of the South Asian community by serving, organizing and advocating South Asian culture in the Greater Dallas Metroplex area through cinema.


The fourth annual DFW South Asian Film Festival will take place from February 8 to 11, 2018.

Opening night film & after party (February 8): 
Film Screening: Highland Park Village Theatre
Afterparty: Bistro 31
February 9, 10, 11: AMC Village on the Parkway 9

1) Jingo Media

JINGO Media is a niche PR and events management boutique firm created by Principal/CEO Jitin Hingorani in June of 2010. The company garners earned, mainstream media coverage for South Asian clients and South Asian media coverage for mainstream clients. JINGO Media's elite list of clients includes: Wells Fargo, AARP, The Hermione Project, New York Indian Film Festival, Indo-American Arts Council, Pratham, Times of Money Group, Akanksha Foundation, AAPI, American University of Antigua, James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, The UB Group, and Asia Society, just to name a few. The Dallas and NYC-based company has placed news stories and articles for its clients in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC News, Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, CBS Early Morning News and The Times of India, just to name a few. JINGO Media's latest venture is producing DFW's FIRST-EVER South Asian Film Festival in February 2015. For more information, please visit www.jingomedia.com.


2) Skypass Travel

SKYPASS TRAVEL is an authorized IATA, ARC, and CLIA provider of travel services and part of The SKYPASS GROUP which includes SKYPASS Holidays, SKYPASS Hospitality, SKYPASS Entertainment, SKYLIFE Success, The SKYPASS Foundation, and the Expedia Cruise Ship Centers location in Dallas-Las Colinas. Since 1988 SKYPASS Travel has specialized in Corporate, Mission & Humanitarian, and Leisure travel for individuals, families, and groups worldwide. We also have branch offices in Austin, TX and India (Bangalore and Mumbai) as well as a network of Independent Sales Agents throughout the U.S. Since the beginning, our commitment has been to provide the best possible customer service and value. Our extensive portfolio of travel supplier contracts allow us to offer our customers a broad range of travel options and prices not normally found online or on airline websites. Our First, Business, and Economy Class airfares for both individuals and groups are an outstanding value for both plan-ahead and last minute International travel. Beyond price, our commitment is to provide personalized customer service and support from your very first call or visit until you return home. 


3) Wells Fargo

 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,400 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 268,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations. The Chronicle of Philanthropy ranked Wells Fargo No. 3 on its most recent list of the top corporate cash philanthropists. In 2016, Wells Fargo donated $281.3 million to 14,900 nonprofits and Wells Fargo team members volunteered 1.73 million hours with 50,000 nonprofits. Wells Fargo’s corporate social responsibility efforts are focused on three priorities: economic empowerment in underserved communities, environmental sustainability, and advancing diversity and social inclusion. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.


4) Mercedes-Benz of Plano

We are dedicated to serving our customers with quality vehicles and service at Mercedes-Benz of Plano. With an incredible selection of new and used Mercedes-Benz vehicles at our dealership, we believe we cater to many of our customers' needs. If you're looking for an amazing variety of choices to choose from, you've come to the right place for the perfect car.


5) City of Addison

Unique amenities, innovative developments, nationally acclaimed events, internationally recognized brands, and more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S., Addison is the destination in North Texas for fast-paced business and world-class fun!

A great place to start a business, start your career or start a family, Addison is DFW’s ideal destination to live, work and play. Designed with entrepreneurial innovation and driven by community spirit, our unique 4.4-square mile urban enclave boasts 180+ restaurants, 22 hotels, upscale living, unique retail shops and more than 12 million square feet of office space.

Addison combines the energy, vibrancy, entertainment and commerce of a large city with small town sensibilities, creating an easy-to-use, friendly and accessible environment. Our progressive growth is engineered to support and promote your personal and professional progress. 


6) Naveen Jindal School of Management (University of Texas - Dallas)

The school’s faculty has an excellent reputation based on members’ teaching, research and business expertise. Based on faculty publications in 24 leading business journals spanning all areas of business over the last four years, the Jindal School of Management ranks No. 5 in North America in research productivity and No. 5 globally, according to The UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings™ (2017). In 2017, Financial Times ranked the Jindal School No. 15 in research in its Top 100 Full-Time Global MBA Programs. U.S. News & World Report ranks the school’s Full-Time MBA program at No. 38 (tied) in the nation and tied for No. 16 among public university programs in the United States. In the same ranking, the publication places the Part-Time Professional MBA (PMBA)program at No. 20 in the nation and No. 13 (tied) among public university programs in the U.S. The school’s online graduate business programs ranked No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Graduate Business Program rankings, and its online MBA program ranked No. 7 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online MBA Program rankings. Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked the Executive MBA program No. 14 among public U.S.–based university Executive MBA Programs and No. 38 overall.

7) Parish Episcopal School

Parish Episcopal School is a leading, co-educational (pre-kindergarten – 12th grade) college preparatory day school. Serving approximately 1100 students of all faiths, the School provides an enriching and challenging educational experience built on its tenets of Wisdom, Honor and Service. Founded in 1972 by Mary Loving Blair, Parish is an innovative school driven by curiosity and ambition, inspiring a passion within individuals to realize their God-given potential. More than a world-class education, Parish is a community preparing life-ready, modern-day learners.  For more information about Parish Episcopal School, visit www.parishepiscopal.org.


8) World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Since its founding in 1951, the mission of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth has been to provide relevant information about global issues, challenges and opportunities while establishing North Texas as a center for international interests and business.


9) Dallas FIlm Commission

The Dallas Film Commission is the official film commission for the Greater Dallas area and is a member of the Association of Film Commissioners International & the Texas Association of Film Commissions.  The film commission is a Division of the City of Dallas, Office of Economic Development and is also supported by the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. The commission is responsible for marketing and developing sales strategies to attract business and foster the growth of the creative media industries in Dallas, serving industry segments that produce content such as motion pictures, television, commercials, corporate videos, music videos, documentary and still photography as well as new and emerging forms of media.


10) Poo-Pourri

Poo~Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray is an environmentally friendly bathroom odor eliminator designed to control organic odor with essential oils and other natural compounds. Unlike other bathroom air fresheners and aerosols that try to mask odors, Poo~Pourri traps the notorious odors before they begin by creating a barrier on the surface of the water.

Poo~Pourri offers a variety of products for everyone. From the masculine smell of Royal Flush to the floral smell of Déjà PooPoo~Pourri sets a new standard to bathroom hygiene. It's Pooping 2.0!


Thursday, February 8 to Sunday, February 11, 2018