- We’re having a giveaway! Get two free tickets to your choice of SAFF film. Details on the “Family Friendly Film Giveway” page!
- During the festival we will be providing up to the minute updates on any schedule or ticket changes on the Festival Updates page.
- Updates on the Film Industry Forum Day panels and the Special Program: “A Conversation With… Jaya Bachchan and Ujjal Dosanjh“.
- Two new articles added to SAFF in the News: Vancouver area plays host to two cinematic celebrations and Moving moviemakers.
- See the beautiful Adwait Sangeet poster here.
Trailer for Adwait Sangeet
“Two Voices One Soul”
SAFF Opening Night Film
Trailer for Woman from the East
A film by Jeet Matharuu
The History of South Indian Film
Nikhil Raghavan, Editorial/Feature Writer for The Hindu, one of India’s most respected newspapers, creates a special series of articles for SAFF with Mohan V Raman, writer/film historian and K Hariharan, renowned director/Head of L V Prasad Film and TV Academy, writes about S. Indian Cinema, past to present.
Ask anyone from the film industry in Chennai – How old is Tamil cinema? Most will reply with a query – around 80 years? This is like calculating the age of the child from the moment it started to talk. This is the sad part as … more
SAFF Canada Global Memories Project (SCGMP)
Film Memories: My Grand Uncle and Sholay by Anosh Irani
When I was young I had heard a story about one of my grand uncles. He lived alone in a large house in a small town. The year was probably 1980, and he was one of the first people in that town to own a VCR. Each night, as he … more
Global Memories Project
Shiamak Davar Vancouver Lead Performer
Grade 12 Program
SAFF brings 2 documentary filmmakers from India and Afghanistan to screen their new films in Abbotsford High Schools. Students attend screenings and Q and A with filmmakers on Nov 1 – Nov 2.
SAFF Partner Indian Documentary Foundation (IDF) Mumbai will follow the
Q and A with a Workshop about How to Make a Social Issue-Focused Documentary.