South Asian Film Festival of Montreal features online films

Kabir Cultural Centre, along with festival Director and Head of Programming, Syeda Nayab Bukhari, is pleased to announce the 12th edition of the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal (SAFFMontréal) in collaboration with Cinémathèque Québécoise and Ville de Saguenay.

This year’s awaited festival will be both in cinemas and online, along with live Q&As from around the world. A platform for filmmakers of South Asian origin worldwide, the festival presents an eclectic choice of inspiring and thought-provoking films with a focus on the South Asian region and its diaspora. Every screening is subtitled in English and French. Film enthusiasts can look forward to 58 award-winning films 12 countries from the Indian subcontinent and their diaspora. Short, long, documentary and feature selections are all up for juried awards.

The online films will feature Guari, a film about Guari Lankesh by Kavitha Lankesh, Desi Standard Time about time travel by Kashif Pasta, and Hate Can Kill by Imtiaz Popat about a racist murder at a BC Sikh Gurudwara.

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