South Asian Film Festival (SAFF) of Montréal, November 19-29, 2020.
Now in its 10th year, the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal (free and online this year) is committed to showcasing recent artistic work that fosters discussion and explores other parts of the world, both their similarities and differences. The Festival is a platform for filmmakers worldwide whose films have a focus on South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. A film-goer’s kaleidoscope of languages, sights and sounds, this year’s program highlights award-winning cinematic works about South Asians in Canada, USA, UK, France, Portugal, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and South Africa, in languages as varied as Assamese, Bengali, English, French, Hindi, Khowar, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Portuguese, Punjabi, Tamil, Tibetan and Urdu. Included are short, long, documentary and feature seIections. Daily post-film panel discussions will be more interesting than ever, with directors and producers from around the world. All films are subtitled in English and French.
All screenings and panel discussions are free, with donations gratefully welcome. Registration for films is mandatory.