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India Film Festival of Alberta (IFFA)

India Film Festival of Alberta (IFFA)

From August 22, 2015 12:00 pm until August 22, 2015 10:00 pm

At 8115 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H7, Canada

India Film Festival of Alberta (IFFA)

Margarita with a straw: Hindi with English Subtitles 100 minutes

A rebellious young woman with cerebral palsy leaves her home in India to study in New York, unexpectedly falls in love, and embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery. The film made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014 and was also selected in several other film festivals.

Perariyathavar: Malayalam with English Subtitles 110 minutes

This story of a municipal street sweeper and his daily experiences as he moves among the “nameless people” of a big city is a good example of realistic cinema, a staple of the Malayalam industry. The film was screened at several national and international film festivals, and also won the Best Film on Environmental Conservation/Preservation Award at the 61st National Film Awards in India.

Court: Marathi With English Subtitles 120 minutes

Billed as a “realistic court drama”, this film examines the Indian legal system through the lens of the trial of a folk singer accused of sedition in a lower court in Mumbai. The film has won the best film award at international film festivals, as well as the best feature film award at the 62nd National Film Awards of India.

Rock Paper Dice Enter English 91 minutes

A 2014 Canadian thriller, directed by Shreela Chakrabartty. It is the first installment of the reported trilogy. It is based on the 2008 manuscript written by Kash Gauni. The film centers on the fictional American city of Strathaven, where security protocols are breached. Multiple timelines within film along with a diamond heist are suspense element of this film. Nominated for The Rosie Award, Best Dramatic Motion Picture of the year.

Date: August 22, 2015 Time: 12- 10pm Location: Keyano Recital Theatre

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