A press conference and reception was held at the Indian Consulate in NYC tonight to celebrate Santosh Sivan’s film Before the Rains, which is playing at the Tribeca Film Festival, and will open in New York on May 9th. You can see a trailer here.
The film stars Linus Roche, Nandita Das and Rahul Bose. All three were present tonight.
The movie is set in Sivan’s native Kerala, and takes place during the 1930s
Nandita Das has two films at the Tribeca Film Festival this year; the other is Ramchand Pakistani.