WATCH: Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival wraps up at Surrey City Hall
Darpan News Desk Darpan, 26 Nov, 2021 01:43 PM
WATCH: The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival wrapped up and screened the best in South Asian cinema. It showcased short stories, feature films, and documentaries. Mannu Sandhu- Festival Producer joined Darpan's social media host Ish Sharma and shared highlights of the festival.
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