The annual Hidden Gems Film Festival will be celebrating the theme of women in India this year when it opens in Calgary this May.
The festival will present screenings of several Indian films, including Partu (One Who Comes Back), to be attended by director Nitin Adsul, and the Canadian premiere of Ottaal (Trap).
Other movies include Bengali film RajKahini (Tale of the Raj), Kothanodi (River of Fables), Bela sheshe (In the Autumn of Life), Parched, Radiopetti and Angry Indian Goddesses.
Where: Alberta College of Art and Design – 1407 14th Avenue NW
When: May 6 – 8 and May 13 – 15
Tickets: Available at hiddengemsfilmfestival.com – annual membership costs $20; individual tickets for non-members are $15.