Sundaram Tagore’s Film "The Poetics of Color: Natvar Bhavsar" to Have World Premiere at Film Festival


NEW YORK, NY.- The Poetics of Color: Natvar Bhavsar, a documentary by gallerist and art historian Sundaram Tagore, will premiere at the prestigious Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council film festival, the same festival that launched Mira Nair’s The Namesake, Deepa Mehta’s Water, and Slumdog Millionaire, Thursday, November 11, 2010, at 9pm at the SVA Theater, 333 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011. The Poetics of Color: Natvar Bhavsar is the first and only documentary to trace the roots of Asian artists’ contributions to contemporary American art. Written and directed by Sundaram Tagore, this 60-minute film explores the life of noted Indian painter Natvar Bhavsar. Rich in visual imagery, the film opens in the vibrant village of Gothava, India, and follows Bhavsar as he journeys to New York City in the 1960s. Through the lens of one artist’s life, this documentary offers new insight into the South Asian diaspora. In his first film, Tagore