Film & Video

A CURRY ON AN AMERICAN PLATE

 Satire/Comedy

Synopsis : An Indian Restaurant gets 30 days to pack up or get out. The staff now tries different methods to save their joint that they call home.
Writers : San Banarje, Trisha Ray
Director & Cinematographer : San Banarje
Editor : Trisha Ray
Format : Arri Alexa
Cast : Rick Fox, Charlie O'Connell, Bud Patel, Andrea Guasch, Meera Nandlal
Screening at Niff Houston on Wed, Oct 25 @ Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park
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SEX, MARRIAGE, AND INFIDELITY

 Dramedy

Synopsis : Charles and Emily's marriage is paused by his affair.
Writer & Director : Richard Finger
Cinematographer : San Banarje
Editor : Trisha Ray
Format : Arri Alexa
Cast : Richard Finger, Brooke Pascoe, Charlie O'Connell, Shannon Tweed, Sophie Simmons
Now Released on Amazon and itunes.
http://www.sexmarriageinfidelityfilm.com

THE SHADOW BEHIND YOU

 Horror-Thriller

Synopsis : A film team gets stuck in an abandoned location from where members of their camp start to go missing.
Writers : San Banarje, Trisha Ray
Director & Cinematographer : San Banarje
Editor : Trisha Ray
Cast : Derek Gaskamp, Sean Vida, Thiago Paes, Jasmine Darby, Sebastian Gomez, Evelynn Hastings, Sam Hoger, Trisha Ray.
http://www.shadowthefilm.com
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THE NOWHERE SON

One of "Five Don't Miss Movies at Worldfest 2013" by eminent movie critic Mr. Joe Leydon (Culturemap, Variety, Moviemaker)
One of the "Best Pictures" and "Best Actresses" (Trisha Ray) by Houston Film Critics Society

Synopsis : A young physician leaves no stone unturned when his father goes missing after refusing to sell their house to the local politicians.

Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer : San Banarje
Cast : Soumitra Chatterjee, San Banarje, Trisha Ray, Biswajit Chakroborty, Sankar Roy Chowdhury
Editor : Trisha Ray
Music Composer : Gianmarco Leone
www.nowheresonthefilm.com
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REVERSE

 Thriller

Synopsis : A car crash in Buenos Aires, Argentina brings two strangers close. Writer, Director, Editor : Trisha Ray
Cast : Carolina Costas, Pablo Rodriguez, Paula Macarena Lara Castro
Make-up : Macarena Gorostidi
Music : Nicolas Iaconis IV
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INSIDE OUT

Christian Coming-of-Age Feature

Writer : Brian Stewart
Producers : Brian Stewart, Trisha Ray and San Banarje
Casting by :Next Actor Studio, Houston
Produced by: Boat Angel Outreach and Next Actor Studio

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BODHISATTVA 

thriller

Winner:
Indie Auteur Award (San Banarje), Bare Bones Film Festival 2011
Best Foreign Film at Bare Bones Film Festival 2011
Platinum Remi at Worldfest Houston 2010
Best Foreign Film at Alexandria Film Festival 2010
Best Supporting Actress (Miska) at Hoboken Fest 2010
Bronze Palm at Mexico Film Fest 2011

Nominations:
Best Screenplay, Staten Island 2011
Best Thriller, Staten Island 2011
Best Screenplay, Hoboken 2010
Best Foreign Film, Hoboken 2010
Best Feature, Hoboken 2010

Synopsis :

Maya cannot forgive her father Bodhisattva for her mother's death. So when she makes a trip to India, she puts up with an old classmate and her husband. What starts off as a fun stay soon turns into a psychological battle of the trio encircling greed, power, ego and pride.

Directed by : San Banarje
Screenplay : San Banarje, Trisha Ray
Cast : Soumitra Chatterjee, Trisha Ray, Biswajit Chakroborty, Miska Halim, San Banarje, Roop Roy
Track : Paul Carey Jones

RELEASING ON DVD & BLU-RAY

Valentine's Day, Feb 14, 2012
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http://www.bodhifilm.com
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Subtitles : English and Spanish





 

SUGARBABY  

Christian Feature
116 minutes

Synopsis
: Three street singers find themselves target of cops, drug lord and American Record Producers as they try to protect a one-year old orphan whom they call "Sugarbaby"
Written by : Brian Stewart
Directed by : Trisha Ray
Cast : Soumitra Chatterjee, San Banarje, Jasmine Darby, Cristina Aldridge, Sean Will, Zak Tomic, Omar Scanu, Roop Roy
Produced by: Boat Angel Outreach and Next Actor Studio



 
LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

National Award winning Indian actress Rituparna Sengupta will be in Houston to shoot in December

 
National Award winning Actress RITUPARNA SENGUPTA will be seen in Director Trisha's Ray's 6 Rounds of Chloe that will shoot in Houston this December through February. To join as an investor, email us.

Hollywood Star Rick Fox Wraps Filming Curry in Houston

 
Actor and former Lakers Player Rick Fox was recently in Houston to shoot his scenes for  our comedy 'A Curry on an American Plate'. In this film, directed by San Banarje and written by Trisha Ray & San Banarje, Rick plays the role of a mysterious novelist who strikes up an unusual friendship with the restaurant workers during the most challenging time of his life. Click here to view the video where the actor discusses his transformation to his character Robert since the day he received the script.

International Actor Javier Godino in 9 JULY, BUENOS AIRES

 
9 JULY, BUENOS AIRES is ready to shoot in Houston and Buenos Aires with young Spanish star Javier Godino from the 2010 Oscar Winning thriller 'The Secret in their Eyes' and 2014 Argentine thriller 'Everybody has a Plan' starring Viggo Mortensen
 

"THE NOWHERE SON" to Screen at Alexandria Film Festival in Virginia

 
Our foreign feature film The Nowhere Son will be screened on Nov 9 at 2pm at the Alexandria Film Festival in Virginia. Screening will be at The Lyceum, 201 Washington St, Alexandria. Earlier this film got mentioned as one of the 'five don't miss movies at 2013 Worldfest' by eminent movie critic Mr. Joe Leydon while picking up gold at the festival and being mentioned as one the top pictures and best actresses by Houston Film Critics Society.
 

THREE ARRI-ALEXA FEATURES OF 2013 IN POST-PRODUCTION

 

Wrapped three features in 2013. San Banarje's thriller "The Shadow Behind You" written by Trisha Ray and Banarje, Brian Stewart's "Artisse" directed by Trisha Ray and Forbes columnist Richard Finger's debut screenplay & direction "Sex, Marriage and Infidelity in New York" starring Charlie O'Connell, Shannon Tweed. All three films will release in 2014.

Best of the Festival for "Bodhisattva"

 

Filmmaker San Banarje wins the ''Best of the Festival'' Award for his feature ''Bodhisattva'' at the Gulf Coast Film and Video festival 2012. San Banarje is seen here with Director of Houston Film Commission, Mr. Rick Ferguson who presented the best of the festival award.

"Two Films Win Gold"

 

San Banarje's social short "Semper Fi" and Brian Stewart's Christian Feature "Inside Out" both premiered at the 2012 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival and won gold Remi in their respective categories. The films were shot in Houston.

Completion of "Reverse"

 

Filmmaker Trisha Ray has completed her latest film "Reverse" shot in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Join its facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/reversefilm

''Bodhisattva'' wins Best Foreign Film

 

''Bodhisattva'' wins best Foreign film Award at the Alexandria Film Festival, Virginia. San Banarje Director/ Producer accepts the award from Councilman Rob Krupicka at Alexandria Film Festival. 

Two Awards at Bare Bones Film Festival 2011

 

At the Bare Bones Film Festival 2011, Director San Banarje wins Indie Auteur Award and Best Foreign Film for Bodhisattva.

Academy Award Nominated Actor Robert Loggia

 

Academy Award Nominated Actor Robert Loggia (Scarface, Jagged Edge, Big, Sopranos) with director San Banarje of Bodhisattva at the Hoboken International Film Festival where Bodhisattva got four nominations including best picture.

Joe Estevez in "Inside Out"

 

Joe Estevez (brother of Martin Sheen and uncle of Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen) during a take from our summer feature "Inside Out"

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee Recognized

 

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has acted in three Lake Camp Productions feature films, "Sugarbaby", "Bodhisattva" and "The Nowhere Son", who has earlier received 'The Officier des Arts et Metiers', the highest award for arts from France and "Lifetime Achievement Award" from Italy, whose movies with Academy Award winner Satyajit Ray have received the best picture awards in Cannes, Berlin, Venice etc, has just now received the highest award in Indian cinema "Dadasaheb Phalke Award". Congratulations to one of the best actors in the world on being recognized yet again for 53 years of dedicated and excellent work.


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