Official Press Kit for Emergence: Out of the Shadows


The Immigrant View with Ayo – Movie Review with Alex Sangha

The Toronto Star and Canadian Immigrant Magazine – The question of identity with South Asian Canadian Alex Sangha

TV Ontario – On Docs – What happens when faith family and sexuality collide

104.3 The Breeze – Interview with VISAFF Producer Mannu Sandhu and Film Producer Alex Sangha

CBC – The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn – Bringing a sometimes taboo topic to the Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Grateful Living Podcast – Coming out as queer in a conservative South Asian family – Alex Sangha

Redeye Podcast On Vancouver Cooperative Radio 100.5 FM – Gay and lesbian South Asians from conservative families tell their story

YVR Screen Scene – New documentary explores what it means to be South Asian and queer

U-Talk – Interview with Director Vinay Giridhar and Producer Alex Sangha – Emergence: Out of the Shadows

Queer FM Vancouver – Interview with Alex Sangha and Jaspal Sangha


Douglas College – Out of the shadows: How this alum is helping the LGBTQ+ community

New Canadian Media – Award winning documentary gives voice to South Asian LGBTQ community

Vancouver Guardian – A day in the life with documentary film producer Alex Sangha

Surrey Now-Leader – Surrey directors Emergence doc film aims to educate South Asians who grow up gay

Cinestaan – We are one people, one world, one humanity, says Alex Sangha on the need for inclusiveness in society

We Are Entertainment News – Part Two – Interview with Director Vinay Giridhar

We Are Entertainment News – Part One – Interview with Producer Alex Sangha

Anokhi Life – The team behind Emergence: Out of the Shadows tell us why parents of LGBTQ+ kids need to share their stories too

Dalhousie Alumni – Social worker turned filmmaker makes an impact through films

Times of India – Film on LGBTQ+ by Indian-origin Punjabi community of Canada attracts interest

BCTF Teacher Magazine – Documentary about queer South Asian youth teaches us to put love first

Gay Blog Brazil by SCRUFF – Sher Films announces world premiere and festival run of LGBTQ+ documentary – Emergence: Out of the Shadows

Newzpanda – Emergence: Out of the Shadows – A film on LGBTQ rights to be released in India soon

Cinestaan – Vinay Giridhar’s Emergence: Out of the Shadows to be premiered at Cinema Diverse festival in Palm Springs

Delta Optimist – New documentary explores intersecting identities of being gay and South Asian

5X Press – Emergence: Using film as a medium to support queer South Asians

Gaylaxy – Official Trailer of Emergence: Out of the Shadows – An Indo-Canadian feature documentary about gay South Asians released

Hindustan Times – New film on gay Indo-Canadians explores the challenges they face

Coming Soon Net – Exclusive Emergence: Out of the Shadows Trailer – South Asian LGBTQ Documentary

DOC – Documentary Organization of Canada Spotlight on Alex Sangha

CBC News – New documentary aims to give hope to LGBTQ South Asians who are hesitant to come out

Vancouver Is Awesome – Alex Sangha uplifts and empowers people of all unique identities through social activism and storytelling

Surrey Now-Leader – Video previews Surrey-shot film to focus on taboo topic of being gay and lesbian and South Asian

Surrey Now-Leader – Struggles of South Asian gays and lesbians documented in new film