Tackling vaccine hesitancy in the UK

We must all work together towards encouraging everyone who is eligible to take the vaccine. We’ll never get through this without a real community effort.

FGM Campaigner and Educator Awarded MBE for Services to Diversity and Female Empowerment

A philanthropist who has helped more than 30 charities per year, and impacted 10,000 women, has received an MBE from the Queen in the annual New Year’s Honours list for … Continue reading FGM Campaigner and Educator Awarded MBE for Services to Diversity and Female Empowerment

INDIA: Struggling in lockdown; HeARTshala elicits hope among the sex workers of G. B. Road

By Nibedita Saha “If I learn this skill-based work then I’ll leave that work. I will totally leave the work,” said one of the sex workers who is in her … Continue reading INDIA: Struggling in lockdown; HeARTshala elicits hope among the sex workers of G. B. Road

60 MILLION COVID-19 Relief Meals Served in Last 60 Days Throughout India

UK Lockdown: Over 100,000 vegan meals served to the vulnerable in London since March 23rd2020 MASSIVE COVID RELIEF OPERATION IN INDIA: The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF) in India is serving food … Continue reading 60 MILLION COVID-19 Relief Meals Served in Last 60 Days Throughout India

Ethnic minorities and Covid-19 – why are BAME people seemingly more at risk?

Unpicking the reasoning behind any section of society’s susceptibility or resistance to disease was never going to be easy. Yet, as Tannice Hemming discovered when reviewing the evidence behind BAME … Continue reading Ethnic minorities and Covid-19 – why are BAME people seemingly more at risk?

The New York Indian Film Festival is postponed

(New York, NY – March 12,2020) The longest-running, most prestigious New York Indian Film Festival in North America (NYIFF), will be postponed to a later date this year. The Indo-American Arts Council which … Continue reading The New York Indian Film Festival is postponed

SHIAMAK UK presents: Bollywood DIVAS

A dance tribute to the leading ladies of Indian cinema. Birmingham Hippodrome | Saturday, April 4, 2020, | 7.30pm London, UK – After the success of the Spirit of INDIA … Continue reading SHIAMAK UK presents: Bollywood DIVAS

UK Asian Film Festival announces Full Programme

World’s longest running South Asian film festival outside India presents curation inspired by ‘Uprooted’ Theme in 2020 Festival Programme to run at venues across London, Manchester, Leicester, Coventry, Glasgow and … Continue reading UK Asian Film Festival announces Full Programme

UK Asian Film Festival announces Alankrita Shrivastava’s Dolly Kitty And Those Twinkling Stars as Opening Gala Presentation

Lipstick Under My Burkha director’s next feature to open 22ndedition of feminist-focused festival Produced by Balaji Telefilms and distributed by Zee Studios International World’s longest running South Asian film festival outside … Continue reading UK Asian Film Festival announces Alankrita Shrivastava’s Dolly Kitty And Those Twinkling Stars as Opening Gala Presentation

MOVIE REVIEW: To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before hit Netflix’s screens and became a sensation when viewers followed the awkward journey of teens falling in love while trying to balance the difficulties … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Awkwafina Cast in ‘The Baccarat Machine’

Awkwafina has been cast to star in The Baccarat Machine – a new gambling drama created from the Cigar Afcionado article by Michael Kaplan. The film follows the story of Cheung … Continue reading Awkwafina Cast in ‘The Baccarat Machine’

New Film Releases Cancelled in China Due To Coronavirus

Seven new releases this week in China have been cancelled due to the epidemic of coronavirus sweeping its people. This decision will be one that will have a substantial effect … Continue reading New Film Releases Cancelled in China Due To Coronavirus