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


Story revolves around the relationship of a father and son trying to get by in the big city of Bombay. Working as a cobbler at a railway station, Gopal works day in and day out along side other cobblers trying to make ends meet. With a growing son and a minimum wage job, it becomes increasingly difficult for Gopal to keep up with his son’s requests. There comes a point where is daily struggles are heighten even more because of a careless mistake on his end. 

Directed by Saqib Pandor
Hindi/Marathi, 20 minutes, 2016, India

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlN-eIg6SmQ