‘The Beard’ Screening – Sikh International Film Festival Toronto 2014

I'm happy to announce that The Beard has been invited to screen next weekend at the Sikh International Film Festival Toronto 2014 in Toronto, Ontario! SIFFT 2014 is a wonderful film festival featuring two full days of cinema from Jackman Hall Theatre - Art Gallery of Ontario!  All daytime screenings are free to attend, including The Beard, which is set to screen with various other shorts on Sunday, October 26th at 3:30 PM.

Check out the full schedule here!  Tickets for the evening shows can be purchased here!  Hope to see you there!

Written and directed by Yaz Rabadi, The Beard tells the story of an elderly Sikh (Sam Moses) who has been victimized as a result of his racial appearance, and how he struggles to deal with his given circumstances in the aftermath of the violent attack.

Peel Student Film Festival - Keynote Speaker + 'The Beard' Screens

I am happy to announce that The Beard will screen next at 4th Annual Peel Student Film Festival!  However, the news doesn't stop there, as I am thrilled to announce that I will be speaking to the students of Peel as this year's festival keynote speaker!

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'The Beard' Awarded Most Compelling Film at LISFF!

The Beard screened this past weekend to sold out crowds as part of the Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival!  It's always a pleasure to have The Beard screen at home, here in Toronto, but all the more when the film was awarded 'Most Compelling Film' by the festival Jury and William F. White International Inc.!

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