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Friday, August 29 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Coffee Chat w/ Filmmakers from "Blemished Light"

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Limited Capacity seats available

Come and listen to the filmmakers talk about today's movies—wake up with coffee and snacks and let the backstories help you decide which films to see. In case you're camera-shy, the session will be recorded on both video and audio. If you're not, dress nice. 

FREE coffee and snacks.

Sponsored by OMPA, Pro Photo Supply and Canon.

In New York arrives a fundamentalist Muslim man imprisoned by his brutal past. His mission: kidnap a peaceful Muslim scholar and kill him. In New Delhi a closeted homosexual girl leaves her orthodox cop father’s home. Her mission: kidnap her activist bisexual lover and marry her. Set in the most archetypal cities of economic and patriarchal control, four characters come face to face with gruesome acts of violence in a battle of identities against unfreedom. The choices they make when they are most cornered in life expose the blemished reality of contemporary world.

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Directors
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Raj Amit Kumar

Director & Producer, Blemished Light, Dark Frames
Raj Amit Kumar is the founder of Dark Frames Consortium. He graduated in Masters of Arts in Cinema and Media Studies from City University of New York (CUNY) in 2006 where he received the George Custen Memorial Award for Academic Excellence.  | | His talent and intellect has also been commended with awards such as the National Scholarship of India for Academic Excellence, and the First Prize in Faculty Screenwriting Award at University of... Read More →

Cast & Crew
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Deepa Bajaj

Producer (Post-production, Publicity & Distribution), Blemished Light, Dark Frames
Having studied, performed and worked in India, Netherlands and the USA, Deepa Bajaj brings to Dark Frames her artistic vision as well as business understanding for content-driven cinema with international appeal, with over a decade of experience in performing arts and arts administration. As a dance artist, she has worked on the choreography for the movies Blemished Light (2014), Youngistaan (2014), Commando (2013) and upcoming Zubaan... Read More →
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Damon Taylor

Co-Writer & Chief Assistant Director, Blemished Light
A former U.S. Marines, Damon’s horsemanship been seen in The Patriot, Lord of the Rings, and Gods and Generals. A Summa Cum Laude graduate from SIUC, Illinois in Cinema, he has worked in various departments in over 50 studio, independent and short films; including Edward Zwick’s The Last Samurai, Ghost Image and Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air.  


Friday August 29, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Lola's Room 1332 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209

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