IFFSA Toronto 2018 is the Largest South Asian Film Festival In North America

IFFSA Toronto is the largest South Asian film festival in North America. In its 7th year now, IFFSA Toronto has become an international icon and the voice of South Asian cinema in Canada.

This 12+ day extravaganza showcases a diverse, language independent, selection of the best feature films, documentaries and short films from around the world on themes of South Asian cultures and identities. In the spirit of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – the world is one family”, a select number of foreign films are considered under Beyond South Asia segment

In addition, the festival also features concerts, gala events, lounge parties, seminars, workshops and networking opportunities with government representatives, business leaders, local organizations that support film development, film stars, producers, directors, members of the media and more.

IFFSA Toronto 2018 will take place from May 10 to 21, 2018 as part of South Asian Heritage Month celebrations. In addition, festival launch events and special segments will take place over 5 days during the month of April, 2017. Exciting and glamorous events have been planned at various pristine and prestigious venues across GTA including cities of Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Scarborough, Richmond Hill, Milton, and Oakville.

The festival has engaged 125,000+ direct participants while reaching out to 10’s of millions through media outreach. Over the year’s festival has hosted 400 film stars and fraternity members from around the world and showcased 425+ films in 40 different languages including 125 World premieres and 175 North American premieres.


May 10 – 21, 2018


Features | Featurettes | Shorts | Docs | Music Videos


February  28, 2018 [Regular]

March 15, 2018 [Late]





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