DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

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New York Magazine: "Sharply funny"
Huffington Post: "With DOSA HUNT, Filmmaker Amrit Singh Emerges as Generational Voice"
Interview Magazine: "Part No Reservations, part Big Brother, part something smarter,
with lots of laughs, something to learn, and - naturally, given the company - an amazing soundtrack"
BlackBook: "Five Out Of Five... Singh [has] the mark of a fanboy filmmaker not yet jaded by the Merchants Of Cool-hood of pop music."
Hyphen Magazine: "Frankly, the peek at this brotherhood may be even more appealing than the food."
Times Of India
: "‘Dosa Hunt’ is more than just a search for New York’s best dosa. It’s a short film
about the Indian community’s growth and search for cultural roots in the US."

PRI's The World with Marco Werman: Amrit Singh
KCRW's Good Food with Evan Kleiman: Amrit Singh
WNYC's Soundcheck with John Schaefer: Amrit Singh & Anand Wilder

Billboard Magazine's Report on the Premiere Event // Pretty Photos Of Everyone All Dressed Up

India Abroad (Cover Story with Amrit Singh)
Gothamist: On the project's backdrop. // FADER: On the poster and its artist.
Asia Society: A long interview
Asian American Writers Workshop: Ashok Interviews Amrit
NYTimes // The Awl // Hipster Runoff // Indian Express // IFC // PAPER // Stereogum

GOOD // The Aerogram // Open City // Rolling Stone India

@dosahunt ////

DOSA HUNT is a short film by Amrit Singh featuring a diverse group of music-world friends -- Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Das Racist's Himanshu Suri and Ashok "Dapwell" Kondabolu, Yeasayer's Anand Wilder, Neon Indian's Alan Palomo, jazz pianist Vijay Iyer, and Stereogum's Executive Editor, Singh -- on a quest to find their hometown's best dosa. The delicious traditional South Indian crepe has earned this long-overdue cinematic closeup. But our our heroes' journey -- bantering in an Indian disco van, eating their way through the restaurants and grocery stores of Manhattan and Queens -- also explores the shared and respective cultures of this vibrant group of NYC artists in the wilds of their city. Called “sharply funny” by New York Magazine, “part No Reservations, part Big Brother part something smarter” by Interview Magazine, and “a short film about the Indian community’s growth and search for cultural roots in the US” by The Times Of India, DOSA HUNT is a snapshot of a transitional generation in America's immigrant/art experience, in hot pursuit of good food. Set to a killer soundtrack.

Amrit Singh has served as Executive Editor of for seven years, writing and producing the website into a leading voice in independent music. His video journalism has appeared on ABC, MTV, and Fuse. (He also served as Editor of the University of Wisconsin International Law Journal, and is a NY State Bar certified attorney, but please don't remind his father of this.) The Huffington Post called him a "generational voice" and "a global citizen to watch," which is not bad. DOSA HUNT is his first film. (Full bio.)

Written, Directed & Produced by Amrit Singh
Directed, Edited & Produced by Sam Carroll
Edited & Produced by Zoe Schack

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    Hell. Yes.
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    Where can I find me one??? I’m not talking about dosa.
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    well this is the best concept film/supergroup i have ever watched a trailer for.
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    Well, this will be great.
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    Great trailer. Very excited to watch this. I want to know where to get my grubby hands on the best dosa, and these guys...
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    Yeeeee it’s finally here! You guys, this is basically all my favorite things together. AT THE SAME TIME.
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