DFW South Asian Film Festival

DFW South Asian Film Festival

Our Mission:

The Dallas/Fort Worth area is now home to its very own South Asian film festival. DFW SAFF is a four day festival taking place from February 8 to 11, 2018. We will showcase World, U.S. and Texas premieres of features, shorts and documentaries, all chosen to engage, educate and inspire audiences. We have chosen a wide range of films exploring issues that affect South Asians living and working in America, as well as our brothers and sisters back home.

Our Vision:

DFW SAFF exists to promote the perspectives and voices of the South Asian community by serving, organizing and advocating South Asian culture in the Greater Dallas Metroplex area through cinema.


The fourth annual DFW South Asian Film Festival will take place from February 8 to 11, 2018.

Opening night film & after party (February 8): 
Film Screening: Highland Park Village Theatre
Afterparty: Bistro 31
February 9, 10, 11: AMC Village on the Parkway 9

1) Selig Polyscope Company

Established in 1896 by Colonel William N. Selig, the Selig Polyscope Company produced world class films and provided creative services to the motion picture industry the world over.  In addition, the Selig Polyscope Company brought the new movie going audiences many “firsts”.  Selig produced the first Westerns produced and shot in the West using real cowboys and real Native Americans. The studio produced the first films that used cliffhanger climaxes as well as the first Wizard of Oz and America’s first horror film.

Today, over 118 years later, the Selig Polyscope Company continues to carry on Colonel Selig’s vision by providing best-in-class creative and professional services to businesses, small to large, non-profits and the motion picture industry to make our clients stand out on the world stage. We continue to follow Colonel Selig’s vision by constantly looking for new and innovative ways to serve our clients in this digital world.

2) EarthxFilm

Earth Day Texas is the place where environmentally conscious organizations, businesses, institutions, and brands come together to celebrate and share conservation practices and sustainable solutions that will make a difference today, tomorrow, and every day thereafter. EARTHxFilm, founded by Trammell S. Crow and Michael Cain, is more than a film festival. It utilizes the power of film to build on a foundation of partnerships with influencers, thought leaders, top brands, and environmental organizations around the world. With strong educational programming, EARTHxFilm will showcase films and emerging media that explore science, conservation, climate change and the environment, while honoring the heroes working to protect our planet.


3) Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art

The Crow Collection of Asian Art features a variety of spaces and galleries with changing exhibitions of the arts of China, Japan, India, Korea and Southeast Asia drawn from cultures ancient and contemporary. Seventeen years in operation, this lovingly curated free museum offers a serene setting for quiet reflection in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Dedicated to providing art and service to the Dallas-Fort Worth community with an emphasis on shared learning and fun, the Crow Collection has recently expanded its offerings with a lushly landscaped outdoor Sculpture Garden, a pedestrian-friendly lobby and entrance, and a Samurai Gallery to showcase the museum's spectacular acquisition of a complete set of armor, considered one of the finest of its kind in the world. The Crow Collection of Asian Art is a 501c3 non-profit organization, and is supported, in part, by the generosity of Friends of the Crow Collection members and donors. Learn more at crowcollection.org.


4) Top Pot Doughnuts

Top Pot Doughnuts invites you to join us on our delicious journey of good taste. From our uniquely designed cafés to our hand-roasted coffee and hand-forged gourmet doughnuts, we’re committed to doing things the old fashioned way—beautifully, warmly, and with unfailing attention to details.

Our exceptional quality, vintage aesthetic, and personal customer service offers a fresh take on the old “coffee and doughnuts” routine.

5) DFWIndia.com

DfwIndia.com is the best community website for Indians living in Dallas Fort-worth, Texas, dfwIndia.com provides information on events, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada movies, restaurants, jewelry, travel agents, computer training and fashions.

6) DFW Marathi Mandal

The Dallas Fort Worth Maharashtra Mandal is a registered non-profit organization serving social and cultural interests of Marathi community in Dallas - Ft. Worth metroplex and surrounding areas. Our aim is to preserve and strengthen the connections to our roots in Maharashtra. We strive to remember our past, to enjoy our present with our family and friends, and at the same time to pass the treasure of rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra and India to the next generation. DFWMM also provides a platform for talented members of the community to showcase their talents/skills during various programs/competitions. Members of DFWMM undertake Marathi classes for kids to teach them the rich Marathi language. To learn more, visit our website at www.dfwmm.org.