Close X
Sunday, June 16, 2019
ADVT 
Festivals

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Various locations22 Nov '18 to 25 Nov '18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival
The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF) is back for it’s 8th year.
 
Opening Gala Night + Feature Film Presentation: Mehsampur
 
You definitely don't want to miss this year's Opening Gala. Held on Thursday November 22nd, at Surrey City Hall (13450 104 Avenue Surrey, BC), the evening begins at 6pm with a red carpet, appetizers and cocktails as part of the pre-reception, followed by a screening of Mehsampur,a MAMI Mumbai Grand Jury Prize winning film, having it’s North American premier at VISAFF.
 
Following the film, audiences will have a Q&A opportunity with Director Kabir Chowdhry, about his daring film that attempts to untangle the threads around the death of legendary Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila. Also in attendance Creative Producer of Mehsampur, Sapna Bhavnani. The Opening Gala closes with a light dinner. 
 
Please note, Mehsampur is a mature film with provocative and explicit content, viewer discretion is advised. 
 
Closing Day Film - Special Presentation: Manto
 
Also gracing the festival this year, is Manto, Nandita Das' much awaited biographical drama about the daring and controversial famous Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto. Lead by Sacred Games' Nawazudin Siddiqui, Manto is a film that North American audiences have been eagerly awaiting. he main narrative follows Manto through the time of India’s Independence in which he experiences several major life events and is interwoven with some of his most famous stories. Incredibly poignant and sincere, Manto illustrates the importance of storytelling.
 
Tickets and more details at visaff.ca
 
 
 
 

Join DARPAN Magazine community on socialmedia!  

 

 FACEBOOK  |  TWITTER   | INSTAGRAM  |  YOUTUBE    |  ISSUU

Event Location Various locations
Address:
Post Code: V3T 1V8

MORE Festivals ARTICLES

CandyTown is back for its seventh year

CandyTown is back for its seventh year

Mainland, Hamilton and Davie streets, Yaletown | 24/11/2018 - 24/11/2018

Vancouver's only free Christmas festival offers fun for the whole family with live music, arts & crafts and seasonal treats

CandyTown is back for its seventh year

24/11/2018 - 24/11/2018

Carolling with Carousel – A Festive Concert & Sing-a-long

Carolling with Carousel – A Festive Concert & Sing-a-long

1412 Cartwright St | 08/12/2018 - 08/12/2018

The event will feature local holiday favourites, the Gingerbread Men, who will perform an assortment of holiday classics and lead sing-a-longs of festive favourites.

Carolling with Carousel – A Festive Concert & Sing-a-long

08/12/2018 - 08/12/2018

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

Lafarge Lake | 24/11/2018 - 20/01/2019

Take in the dazzling lights from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly 

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

24/11/2018 - 20/01/2019

Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum

Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum

6501 Deer Lake Ave | 24/11/2018 - 04/01/2019

Take a ride on the vintage carousel or visit with Father Christmas.

Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum

24/11/2018 - 04/01/2019

Be Wise Speaker Series and Whisky Festival

Be Wise Speaker Series and Whisky Festival

Vancouver | 18/10/2018 - 18/10/2018

Guests can expect to taste whiskies from Bruichladdich, Octomore, The Glenlivet, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg, Nikka and more.

Be Wise Speaker Series and Whisky Festival

18/10/2018 - 18/10/2018

Vancouver International Wine Festival is back in February

Vancouver International Wine Festival is back in February

Vancouver Convention Centre West Building, 1055 Canada Pl | 23/02/2019 - 03/03/2019

The eight-day wine and food extravaganza will showcase 160 wineries from 15 countries, including 53 wineries from California

Vancouver International Wine Festival is back in February

23/02/2019 - 03/03/2019
PrevNext