Showcasing the best of world cinema in the heart of America
Sharing ideas through engaging panels
Surpassing boundaries to bring cultures together
Supporting growth and business in the community
Come celebrate with the Chicago South Asian Film Festival
CSAFF, organized by the Chicago South Asian Art Council, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit), is a path-breaking film festival that showcases the best of world cinema in the heart of America. The festival is held throughout Chicago-land area in late September. CSAFF brings filmmakers, industry experts, and audiences together to celebrate international cinema. The festival aims to encourage and motivate emerging talent including first time film makers and students by screening their films on a global platform.