The 5th Annual India Film Festival of Alberta (IFFA - 2019): Bigger and better than ever, this year's festival features twenty films in eight different languages, including English, from all parts of India as well as Canada. This year’s festival travels to ten cities in Canada, with the addition of Regina, Winnipeg and Grande Prairie to last year’s list which included Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Lethbridge, Montreal and Toronto.

IFFA 2019, is going to witness the world premiere of Malayalam language feature film ‘..And the Oscar Goes to..’ , which was shot in Edmonton in September 2018. This film was directed by Salim Ahamed who was an invited guest at IFFA 2016. This screening will also be attended by the director and the producer and the entire cast and crew from Edmonton.

This years IFFA will also feature a film series in Calgary and Edmonton on LGBTQ2+ community. In celebration of the Edmonton Pride Week, this film series will showcase Abu and Nagarkirtan. Both the films will be followed by panel discussions.

This year we focus on the Indian state of Kerala. We have one short film and two feature films from Kerala. In addition, the Red Carpet event will showcase Malayalam culture and tradition in terms of decor, food and programs

Please come and immerse yourself in this cultural extravaganza!