The Independent filmmaker Ravi Kapoor’s crowdfunding film ‘Miss India America’ is selected as the opening film at in this year’s San Diego Asian American Film Festival (SDAFF). “Miss India America” follows a struggling story of valedictorian Lily Prasad (Tiya Sarcar) as she competes for the Miss India America title.
The story of “Miss India America” was penned by Ravi Kapoor and Meera Simhan and Cinematography by Alan Caudillo. The film was made with the donations of 605 backers of kickstarter.com at $104,421.
Prior to the San Diego Asian American Film Festival, the film had completed its premiering in leading film festivals such as- DC South Asian Film Festival, Chicago South Asian Film Festival, Boston Asian American Film Festival and Center of Asian American Media’s annual film festival. Also, the film will soon goes to premiering in other festivals like Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, Hawaii International Film Festival, Vancouver South Asian Film Festival and Dallas-Forth Worth South Asian Film Festival.
San Diego Asian American Film Festival will be held from November 5 to 14 at San Diego. San Diego Asian American Film Festival is organized by Pacific Arts Movement. It’s one of the biggest venues in Europe that giving importance to the films made by the Asian Filmmakers.