Q&A with Filmmakers

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Date of Q & A : Thursday November 19, 2020    |   Time : 9:00 pm

Theme of Q & A : Understanding The Other

Films to watch:
Balakrishna (Nov 19, 7:45 pm)
Behind the Bhangra Boys (Nov 19, 8 :05 pm)

Date of Q & A : Friday November 20, 2020    |   Time : 9:15 pm

Theme of Q & A : In the village or the big city – similar struggles for purpose and meaningful work

Films to watch :
Poet in two worlds : Nov 20, 7 pm
Eeb Allay Ooo : Nov 20, 7 :35 pm

Date of Q & A : Saturday November 21, 2020    |   Time : 1:30 pm

Theme of Q & A : Lives of Girls & Women

Films to watch :
The girls are not brides : Nov 21, 12 noon
Nothing Happened : Nov 21, 12 :30 pm
Period, A state of purity : Nov 21, 1 pm
Ashmina : Nov 21, 1 :10 pm

Date of Q & A : Saturday November 21, 2020    |   Time : 4:20 pm

Theme of Q & A : Racism & Colourism in South Africa and South Asia

Films to watch :
Kaala : Nov 21, 3 pm
Someone to Blame, The Ahmed Timol Affair : Nov 21, 3 :20 pm

Date of Q & A: Saturday November 21, 2020    |   Time : 9:00 pm

Theme : I will survive; a woman auto rikshaw driver in Nepal

Film to watch :
Bulbul : Nov 21, 7 pm

Date of Q & A : Sunday November 22, 2020    |   Time : 1:00 pm

Theme of Q & A: Caribbean Tassa Drumming and its Indian roots

Film to watch :
Sweet Tassa: Music of the Indian Caribbean diaspora : Nov 22, 12 noon

Date of Q & A :  Sunday November 22, 2020    |   Time : 5:00 pm
Theme of Q & A : Two engaging documentaries from Pakistan

Films to watch :

How she moves : Nov 22, 3 pm
The Accused, Damned or Devoted?: Nov 22, 3 :40 pm

Date of Q & A: Sunday November 22, 2020    |   Time : 8:30 pm

Theme of Q & A : Human Rights vs Deep-rooted traditions in Bangladesh

Film to watch :
Kingdom of Clay Subjects : Nov 22, 7 pm

Date of Q & A : Monday 23, 2020    |   Time : 9:15 pm

Theme of Q & A : Triumph over misogyny

Film to watch :
Uyare (Up Above) : Nov 23, 7 pm

Date of Q & A: Tuesday November 24, 2020    |   Time : 8:50 pm

Theme of Q & A : Duties, dreams and desires in a young woman

Film to watch :
Run Kalyani : Nov 24, 7 pm

Date of Q & A : Wednesday November 25, 2020    |   Time : 8:45 pm

Theme of Q & A : Aging, agency and persistence – Stories from Karachi & Kashmir

Films to watch :
Dry Leaves : Nov 25, 7 pm
Widow of Silence : Nov 25, 7 :15 pm

Date of Q & A:  Thursday November 26, 2020    |   Time : 9:30 pm

Theme of Q&A : The dark recesses of the mind

Films to watch :
Atrangi (Uncommon) : Nov 26, 7 :00 pm
Aamis (Ravening) : Nov 26, 7 :30 pm

Date of Q & A: Friday November 27, 2020    |   Time : 8:45 pm

Theme of Q&A : Along the river, the bamboo log drivers of Bangladesh

Film to watch :
Bamboo Stories : Nov 27, 7 pm

Date of Q & A: Saturday November 28, 2020    |   Time : 1:00 pm

Theme of Q & A :Short films with a touch of humour

Films to watch :
Puff Puff Pak : Nov 28, noon
Brown girls and Hair : Nov 28, 12 :30 pm
Stuck : Nov 28, 12h40 pm

Date of Q & A : Saturday November 28, 2020    |   Time : 5:00 pm

Theme of Q&A : Displacement and Trauma : Sri Lanka’s civil war & Partition of India

Films to watch :
Home 1947 : 28 Nov, 3 pm
Soundless Dance : 28 Nov, 3 :15 pm

Date of Q & A: Saturday, November 28, 2020    |   Time : 9:15 pm

Theme of Q & A : Welcome to Lollywood, Pakistan’s Hollywood

Film to watch :
Baaji (Elder Sister) : Nov 28, 7 pm

Date of Q & A : Sunday November 29, 2020    |   Time : 1:30 pm

Theme of Q & A : Short films for the whole family

Films to watch :
The Comedian : Nov 29, 12 noon
My Hero : Nov 29, 12 :30 pm
Education on the boat : Nov 29, 12 :45 pm
Khidki (Window) : Nov 29, 1 :10 pm

Date of Q & A : Sunday November 29, 2020    |   Time : 4:30 pm

Theme of Q &A : Courageous ordinary lives in flood-prone Assam

Film to watch :
Bridge : Nov 29, 3 pm

Date of Q & A : Sunday November 29, 2020    |   Time : 8:30 pm

Theme of Q & A : Confronting childhood sex abuse in a Canadian South Asian family

Film to watch :
Because We are Girls : Nov 29, 7 pm

JURY AWARDS

Sunday November 29, 2020    |   Time : 9:30 pm

CLOSING OF THE FESTIVAL

Sunday November 29, 2020    |   Time : 9:45 pm