Tasveer is a non-profit film & arts organization & started in March 2002, to dispel cultural stereotypes that have led our community to be misunderstood often, especially after 9/11. Since 2002, Tasveer has conducted over 300 screenings and events.
Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) is a 15 day festival of independent films, workshops and forums about South Asia and its people and the diaspora and held in October, every year. It is the largest South Asian Film Festival in the world.
Paid internship is a possibility.
Responsibilities: ● You will be given a list of contacts, you will make phone calls, write emails to them. A sponsorship kit will be provided to seek sponsors; ● Follow-up with all sponsor inquiries in a timely manner; ● Research potential sponsors every week and follow up every day.
Requirements: ● Fast-learner, excellent communicator ● Affinity for South Asian culture, arts and films ● Technology savvy, comfortable with Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint,
MISSION "To inspire social change through thought- provoking South Asian films, art, and storytelling" VISION "We envision an informed and just society where storytelling leads to truth-telling and in the process, individuals are entertained, transformed, healed and empowered."
Our objective is to bring awareness to the local community about the rich cultural heritage of South Asia by providing alternative and thought-provoking films, performance, programs, and workshops that are independently produced.
Description of activities: TASVEER, "picture" in Hindi/Urdu, is a community-based organization that is committed to bringing independent progressive films from South Asia and the South Asian Diaspora to the Pacific Northwest. We show independent films, political documentaries, narrative art films from South Asia - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.