2019 SCHEDULE

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 | Buzz Event

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

12:00 PM – Volunteer Meet & Greet

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 | Official Launch

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

3:50 PM – Press Conference

5:00 PM – VIP Reception

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 | Official Launch Feature Film Premiere

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

7:00 PM – Sir (Hindi) – North American Theatrical Premiere [Details & Tickets]

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 | Buzz With Big Shorts

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

4:00 PM –  Filmmakers’ Circle and Featurette Film Premieres:

Sound Proof (Hindi)

Binnu Ka Sapna (Hindi)

Zeeshan (Urdu)

A Cold Summer Night (Marathi, Konkani)

The Accordian (Urdu)

Ek Aadmi Ka Nyota (Haryanvi)

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Festival Kickoff

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

5:00 PM – Press Conference

9:00 PM – VIP Reception

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Opening Film Premieres

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

6:30 PM – Bhonsle (Hindi) – North American Premiere

6:30 PM – The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir (English,Tamil)– North American Premiere

6:30 PM – Blinded By the Light (English)– Special Gala Presentation

[Details & Tickets]

Friday, May 10, 2019 | Opening Gala

Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Road W, Mississauga

5:00 PM – Red Carpet

6:00 PM – Cocktail Reception

7:00 PM – Dinner & Entertainment

10:00 PM – After Party

[Details & Tickets]

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Feature Film Premieres

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

1:00 PM – Kabul, City In The Wind (Dari, Pashto) + Fermata (Dari, Pashto) – Special Premiere

3:00 PM – Namdev Bhau (Hindi, Marathi) – Canadian Premiere

5:00 PM – Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon (Hindi) – Canadian Premiere

7:30 PM – Chippa (Hindi) – Canadian Premiere

7:30 PM – The Odds (English) – Canadian Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Industry Events

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

3:00 PM – Producer’s Workshop – With Harpal Singh

7:30 PM – Masterclass

9:00 PM – Lounge Party

[Details & Tickets]

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | Short & Featurette Premieres

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

1:00 PM – Film Screenings Session & Discussion

The Field (Hindi) 

Bebaak (Urdu)

River In The Desert (Urdu)

Meal (Bengali)

Clubhouse Of Terror – Dark Nun (English)

Clubhouse Of Terror – Clown Love (English)

Clubhouse Of Terror – Zombie Farm (English)

Clubhouse Of Terror – Drown By The Pond (English)

Clubhouse Of Terror – Black Birthday (English)

Mehlan Di Rani (Punjabi)

1968 (English)

A Turban & A Beard (English)

Gabroo (English, Punjabi)

Doori (Punjabi)

A For Apple (Urdu)

The Dancer (English)

Left Behind (English)

[Details & Tickets]

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | Feature Film Premieres

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

5:00 PM – Hamid (Hindi) + Kul Gov Garem (Kashmiri) – Canadian Premiere

7:30 PM – Love Goes Through Your Mind (English, Hindi) – Canadian Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | Industry Events

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

3:00 PM – Theatre Workshop – With Anamika Haksar

7:30 PM – Masterclass With Manoj Bajpayee

9:00 PM – Lounge Party

[Details & Tickets]

Monday, May 13, 2019 | Industry Events

Toronto, Ontario

12:30 PM – Film Forum

2:30 PM – Delegates Rendevous

Monday, May 13, 2019 | Feature & Short Film Premieres

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

6:30 PM – Bulbul Can Sing (Assamese) – Special Premiere + Rishta (English) – World Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Social Impact

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

6:30 PM – Film Screenings Session

Always Be… (English)

SOCH PSA (English, Hindi)

Anika’s Story – Going To School (English)

My Mom (English)

The Second Coming (English)

Nature’s Call (English)

Mirror Mirror On The Wall (English)

Dia (Urdu)

Haneri (Punjabi, English)

Feel Great (English)

Main Theek Hoon (Hindi)

8:00 PM – Panel Discussion On Mental Health

[Details & Tickets]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Feature Film Premiere

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

6:30 PM – Ek Betuke Aadmi Ki Afrah Raatien

[Details & Tickets]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | Bespoke Cocktail Reception

Anokhi, 200 County Court Blvd, Brampton

5:30 PM – Cocktail Reception & Networking

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | VIP Reception

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

5:00 PM – VIP Reception

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Feature & Short Film Premiere

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

6:30 PM – London Singhs (Punjabi) – World Premiere + Singh (English) – World Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Friday, May 17, 2019 | Shorts & Cocktails

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

6:00 PM – Short Film Screenings & Discussion

Four Walls And A Smile (Malayalam)

Arithmetic (English)

Difficult People (Hindi)

And Sometimes, She Loved Me Too (English)

Deyalu (Hindi, Marathi)

Poster (Bengali)

Purple (English)

Freak (English)

The Imposter’s Laugh (Laugh)

Welcome To Canada (Punjabi, English)

What’s Real? (English)

Courtney And Chester (English)

Sisters (English)

Awakening (Hindi, English)

Among The Soil (English)

Priya (English, Hindi)

The Butcher (Dari)

Scarlet (English)

Coming Home (English)

[Details & Tickets]

Saturday, May 18, 2019 | Feature & Short Film Premieres

Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas, 22 Lebovic Ave, Scarborough (Toronto)

1:00 PM – The Birth Land (Bengali) + The Residence (Bengali) – North American Premiere

4:00 PM – A River Called Titas (Bengali) – Retrospective Premiere + Habib Wahid – Obujhpona (Bengali, English) – North American Premiere

7:30 PM – Visions of Mookajji (Kannada) – North American Premiere + Revival (Bengali) – North American Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Saturday, May 18, 2019 | Music Films

Sheridan College Grounds, 7899 Mclaughlin Rd, Brampton

3:00 PM – Music Films Showcase

[Details & Tickets]

Saturday, May 18, 2019 | Fest In The Park

Sheridan College Grounds, 7899 Mclaughlin Rd, Brampton

3:00 PM – FREE Fun Fair For Families | Live Performances By Canadian And International Artists

[Details]

Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Feature & Short Film Premieres

Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas, 22 Lebovic Ave, Scarborough (Toronto)

1:00 PM – Between The Raindrops (Bengali) + Aurora Borealis (Bengali) – North American Premiere

3:30 PM – Sincerely Yours, Dhaka (Bengali) + Day of 71 (Bengali) – North American Premiere

7:00 PM – Pather Panchali (Bengali) – Retrospective Premiere + Some Ancient Trees (Bengali) – North American Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Sunday Shorts

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

1:00 PM – Short Film Screenings & Discussion

A Sari For Pallavi (English)

Rufus King Park (English)

Deal (English)

The Silence Of Knowing (English)

The Moan (Bengali)

Mister & Missus (Hindi)

Tambur (Hindi)

Everything Is Fine (Hindi, English)

Pearls From The Sky (English)

About The Sharmas (English)

Who Am I (Hindi)

[Details & Tickets]

Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Industry Events

Courtyard By Marriott, 90 Biscayne Cres, Brampton

3:00 PM – Director’s Workshop – With Anup Singh

7:00 PM – Music Workshop – With Prof. Surinder Singh (Raj Academy)

[Details & Tickets]

Monday, May 20, 2019 | Feature Film Premiere

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga

2:00 PM – Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai? (Hindi) – Canadian Premiere

[Details & Tickets]

Monday, May 20, 2019 | Closing Concert & Closing Ceremony

Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre lane, Brampton

5:30 PM – Sacred Sounds Of India – Full Symphony Concert with Prof. Surinder Singh and 20+ Performers | Closing Ceremony

[Details & Tickets]

*Festival management reserves the right to modify schedule and replace films under unforeseen circumstances. All film screenings are for 18+ audience.