Unbroken Glass director Dinesh Sabu wins Best Director at 2017 LAAPFF

Unbroken Glass director Dinesh Sabu won Best Director in the North American Documentary Feature Competition Awards at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. The award caps off the film's fantastic festival run, and Unbroken Glass continues to play across the country at community organizations and universities. Since the film's world premiere last October, Dinesh has attended every public screening of the film and engaged in discussions surrounding mental health, trauma and grief with individuals and community groups across the country. Continued

Unbroken Glass to broadcast premiere on America ReFramed May 16; comes to Chicago Cultural Center April 15

Unbroken Glass by director Dinesh Sabu will have its U.S. Television Premiere on Tuesday, May 16 at 8PM EST on WORLD Channel as part of the new season of public media's America ReFramed. The film will be available for free streaming following the broadcast at worldchannel.org starting on May 17th. America ReFramed is a documentary series dedicated to highlighting intimate stories by emerging and veteran filmmakers who are chronicling an ever-changing America. Continued

Unbroken Glass ends dynamic week-long run; now available through Tugg!

Unbroken Glass, the debut feature from director Dinesh Sabu capped off its week-long run at the Gene Siskel Film Center last Thursday. Dinesh and the film hosted seven screenings in partnership with organizations including the Indo-American Heritage Museum, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago, Apna Ghar, IFP Chicago, and the Eye On India Festival. Post-screening, Dinesh participated in discussions with fellow filmmakers and leaders in the fields of gender violence in the immigrant community, mental health, the South Asian American community and independent film. Continued

Unbroken Glass earns Special Mention at AAAFF; Dinesh Sabu in conversation this Saturday

Unbroken Glass by Dinesh Sabu earned the Special Mention - Documentary Feature Jury Award at the 2016 Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) this past weekend. Below is a statement from the AAAFF jury: "Special mention for Documentary Feature is Unbroken Glass by Dinesh Das Sabu for its great courage and grace documenting a very difficult family history while demonstrating resilience of an Asian American family.” Anand Modi, director of Programming for the AAAFF lauded the film in the Austin Chronicle for being "a very frank discussion about suicide and mental illness among Indian-Americans, for whom that subject matter is kind of taboo." Continued

DePaul University hosts two days of "Verité" events: Unbroken Glass panels; Master Classes with Leslie Simmer and Gordon Quinn

Documentary filmmakers will gather at the School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University for “Verité,” two days of events that offer an in-depth look at the filmmaking process. The events will feature three filmmakers from Kartemquin: Dinesh Sabu, director of Unbroken Glass; Gordon Quinn, co-founder and Artistic Director of Kartemquin and Emmy Award-winning editor Leslie Simmer. Events will be held Oct. 28-29 in DePaul’s Daley Building, 247 S. State St. Admission is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. EVENT SCHEDULE: Unbroken Glass Screening, Oct. 28 5PM: Continued

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