IN SEARCH OF BENGALI HARLEMDirected by Alaudin Ullah, Vivek Bald
Cast: Alaudin Ullah
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.
A heart-warming documentary that takes us on a journey to discover the history of Bengali immigrants who settled in Harlem. Through the eyes of the Alaudin Ullah, we get to witness the struggles, joys, and triumphs of these families who many cultural challenges. The film is a tribute to the resilience, creativity, and spirit of the Bengali community who transformed Harlem into a vibrant and diverse neighborhood. The film is not only a powerful immigrant story but also a testament to the power of community-building and cultural exchange.
Writer: Alaudin Ullah, Vivek Bald, Beyza Boyacioglu
Producer: Susannah Ludwig, Vivek Bald, Alaudin Ullah
Director of Photography: Kitra Cahana, Joseph Alvarado, Shahadat Hussain, Shamsul Islam
Editor: Beyza Boyacioglu
Composer: Ganavya Doraiswamy, Zakir Hussain, Vijay Iyer, Yosvany Terry, Imani Uzuri
Sound Designer: Evan Benjamin, Beyza Boyacioglu
Music: Vijay Iyer, Anik Khan