- Thursday, Aug 4 6:00 PM until Thursday, Aug 4 11:00 PM
- 309 Rathburn Road West, Toronto, Ontario L5B 4C1
- Arshad Mahmood
The National Bank MISAFF16 festival opens this year with the brilliant multiple-award-winning film ALIGARH.
Directed by Hansal Mehta and starring Manoj Bajpayee, the movie is set in a city of Uttar Pradesh and based on true events. The film is about Professor Shrinivas Ramachandra Siras who taught Marathi at Aligarh Muslim University. Following a sting operation conducted by a TV channel which showed him in an embrace with a rickshaw puller at his house inside the campus, Professor Siras was fired from his job and had to face unsurmountable hurdles and humiliation.
When: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Where: Cineplex Cinemas Mississauga
Time: 6:00 pm -11:00 pm
Tickets can be purchased HERE.
The director and actor will be in attendance along with a slew of stars from the Canadian and South Asian film industy.The film screening will be followed by Q & A with the director and the actor. Following this event will be the MISAFF16 reception and opening party. The opening party is accesible with the purchase of the opening night film and party ticket or the film festival pass.
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