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Film Screening and Conversation: Under the Turban (MIT)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7PM
Venue: Wong Auditorium, Tang Center, MIT
Open to General Public

DIRECTOR:  SATINDER GARCHA

Satinder is the founder and chief executive of Elevations Development Pte Ltd., a boutique property developer known for it’s high-end, impeccably designed residences.  With an interest in pairing upscale properties with artistic innovation Satinder has partnered with some of the world’s most renown architects and designers such as Zhaha Hadid, Robert Stern and Anouska Hemple in creating the building and interiors for the Elevations’ Properties.

An entrepreneur at heart, Satinder began his career creating the company People.com in 1995. People.com brought together his background in computer science with the burgeoning needs of the Silicon Valley’s then recent creation, the Internet. People.com, a human resources company paired the needs of the emerging cyber world with programmers and developers in India. In 2000 Satinder sold the company and moved to Singapore where he currently resides.

Interested in questions about identity in the global era, this film is Satinder’s personal investigation into Sikhism. This is his first documentary feature.

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Followed by conversations with Director Satinder Garcha