Diaspora Film Festival

DFF provides Toronto audiences with an
opportunity to experience the cultural mosaic
of the present world through the medium
of cinema.

2015 Festival
The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room

Igor Drljiaca, Canada, 2015, 92 min, in English and Bosnian, with English Subtitles Nominated for Golden Leopard, Locarno Film Festival 2015 Jasmin, once a successful actor in former Yugoslavia, now lives in Toronto with his second wife and young son. While juggling a construction job and a busy audition schedule, he dreams of re-launching an...
The President

The President

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Georgia/ France/ UK / Germany, 2014, 115 min, Georgian with English Subtitles Canadian Premiere The President tells the story of a dictator who is forced to personally confront the many people tortured by his regime after his government is overthrown. The President and his family rule the land with a draconian fist, enjoying a...
The Paradise Suite

The Paradise Suite

 Joost van Ginkel, The Netherlands, 2015, 122 min, in English, French, Bosnian, Swedish, Serbian, Bulgarian, and Dutch, with English subtitles Sexual content and nudity. 18 Years and over. For the beautiful young Bulgarian Jenya, her trip to Amsterdam turns out to be the opposite of what she hoped for. Her gruelling captivity makes the angel-like...