Full Event Schedule

South Asian Film, Arts and Literature Festival

Saturday, 20 May 2017

10:45am - 01:15pm

Film Screening Ho Gana Pokuna (The Singing Pond) + Q&A

One day, a new teacher, Uma, arrives at a primary school in a remote little village in Sri Lanka. With Uma's help, her little pupils learn not to be afraid of dreaming big. One morning, little Upuli, who is blind, shares her unseen dream with her friends. ...

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01:45pm - 04:15pm

Film ScreeningTezaab (Acid) + Q&A

Shyamlal (Anupam Kher) is a gambling alcoholic, who finances his carefree lifestyle by exploiting the singing and dancing talents of his daughter Mohini (Madhuri Dixit).  But his debts catch up with him when the underworld boss Lotiya (Kiran Kumar) kidnaps ...

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Sunday, 21 May 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm

Short Film Competition + SAFAL WORLD PREMIERE screening of 'An Invitation'

5-7 minute films with strong South Asian elements or key cast & crew 10-12 short films will be screened Prizes across five categories of Direction, Cinematography, Sound Design, Editing and Writing. And patrons get to vote their favourite with a ...

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12:30pm - 02:30pm

Film Direction masterclass with ace Bollywood director N. Chandra

Learn the fine nuances of film direction from Bollywood maestro N. Chandra, the director of many Bollywood blockbusters Attendies for this event will be invited to particapte Purchasing a ticket is for viewing purposes only and holders will not be ...

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03:00pm - 05:10pm

Film Screening: Love and Love Only + SAFAL WORLD PREMIERE screening of 'An Invitation'

When a rich Indian International student falls for a working class Australian girl, who is crazily in Love with him, how will he handle the cultural differences and succeed in his love, against his parents' plans for his future? 2hrs 8 mins (2015) ...

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