Filmmakers and Producers

Manauvaskar Kublall

Manauvaskar Kublall is an educator/photographer/filmmaker who believes in the power of storytelling to create meaningful messages in the world around us. He is currently the creative director of Media Sutra Inc., a progressive media and communication company in NYC. As an artist and filmmaker he has directed award winning children's animations, exhibited his photography throughout NYC, and continues to work in partnership with other filmmakers to develop documentary films that inspire and create change. As an educator he has partnered with South Asian Youth Action (SAYA!) to design and implement "Photography for Art and Creative Expression" a school based youth program to explore culture and identity through art and image making. For the past two years Manauvaskar has been implementing the PACE program with students in three New York City High Schools.


PRIMETIME: Fighting Back Against Foreclosure
Jennifer Fasulo & Manauvaskar Kublall
Producer: Third World Newsreel Workshop
2009, 23 min., Color, US
This timely film takes the viewer behind the foreclosure statistics and into the homes and hearts of two NYC women who have been pummeled by the foreclosure tsunami. It breaks down the complex issues of the sub-prime mortgage industry into easy to understand language and reveals the systematic culp...

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