We're thrilled to announce the return of FILMI!

Join us at the Harbourfront Centre on December 9th-10th, 2023, as we celebrate the 21st anniversary of our annual Toronto film festival. FILMI proudly showcases the finest South Asian cinema from Canada and around the world.

Our festival will feature a rich schedule of screenings and industry workshops, embodying our vision to promote, discover, and celebrate the creative achievements of talented South Asian filmmakers. We are dedicated to highlighting works with South Asian themes and artists that have the potential to captivate mainstream audiences. Mark your calendars for this cinematic celebration!

FILMI aims to promote, discover and celebrate South Asian Films and Films with South Asian Themes.

Filmi Curates and has events throughout the entire year.

Filmi is the longest running South Asian Film Festival in North America.

Filmi does year around programming. Looking for the best in South Asian Films. Filmi looks for films from the South Asian Diaspora.

2023 Call for Submissions - 21st - Filmi: Toronto’s South Asian film festival

Filmi 21 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 21 will be held December 9th-10th, 2023

Overall Rating
  • Kash Gauni

    Been a fan of Filmi since the 90s!

    October 2020
  • bruce pringle

    Had a fantastic two days meeting other film-makers at a great venue.

    December 2017