Filmi Toronto’s South Asian Film Festival Celebrating 19 Years!
November 10th – 11th, 2018
2018 Call for Submissions – 19th Filmi: Toronto’s South Asian film festival
Filmi19 is now accepting submissions of all genres: shorts, docs, animation, web series and features. We are looking for new, innovative thought-provoking films from any genre with a South Asian theme and films acted, written, directed by South Asians!
Filmi 19 will be held November 10th & 11th, 2018 at Harbourfront Centre Theatre.
Premiere Status: Canadian premiere
Title of the Film: Where are you From?
Country of Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Running Time in minutes: 2:27
A short personal Super8mm film produced for the Kodak Challenge.
Director: Sofian Khan
Sofian Khan (PRODUCER) is the founder of Capital K Pictures and a New York native. His shorts have appeared on Field of Vision, Al Jazeera, PBS, Fusion, The Atlantic and Huffington Post. He is a 2016 MacArthur Documentary Grant recipient for his filmTHE INTERPRETER, currently in post. Sofian’s first feature THE DICKUMENTARY (2014) — a definitive history of the penis from its evolution millions of years ago to today — was acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures in the US, and made its festival premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival. His second feature GAUCHO DEL NORTE (2015), was released shortly after, co-directed with producing partner Andrés Caballero. The film was a Jerome Foundation grant recipient, following South American shepherds who are recruited to work in the American west. It premiered at the 2015 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, and aired on PBS’ America ReFramed series.