Filmi 21! Virtual Edition
Filmi Toronto’s South Asian Film Festival Celebrating 21 Years!
December 27th, 2020
21st Filmi: Toronto’s South Asian film festival
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“A smoke session of four Indo-Canadian teenage hooligans takes an interesting turn when one of the boy’s girlfriend makes an interesting request.”
The protagonist of the film Ajay is constantly fighting in between his love for his girlfriend and respect from his friends. He is also fighting to prove to his friends that he has everything to make him a man. The film tries to criticize the youngster’s immaturity and lack of empathy towards fellow humans, regardless of gender.
Siddarth Nair is a Toronto based filmmaker of South Asian Origin. He was born in Kerala, India where he learned his passion for Visual arts. He moved to Canada in 2012 with his family to learn Cinema. Being new to Canada, Siddarth’s films focus on South Asian stories and characters. He is a multifaceted artist, with a passion for visual arts, photography, design, and dancing. In film, he focuses on directing, editing and set design. During his high school his documentary film, High school – Hip-Hop was recognized in an international film festival in Qatar(THIMUN). He went to York University for Film Production BFA, during his years he wrote and directed three fiction films, his third-year film, Curry is on the processes of being expanded into a feature, which was also nominated for Cineseige 2018.