PORT ADELAIDE DIVERSITY & INCLUSION FILM FESTIVAL

Yogi didn’t see many films made by people like him

so he started his own festival

How an Australian Punjabi filmmaker’s frustration with discrimination led him to create a new film festival focusing on diversity and inclusion.

Published 26 August 2022 at 5:39am, updated a minute ago at 9:58am
By Peta Doherty
Source: SBS News

In the three years Yogi Devgan has been making films he’s won international accolades and had films selected for screenings in the UK, Bali Mexico, Brazil and the US.

Home in Australia however, where the Punjabi man has lived since 2014, it’s a different story.

“They look at your name and then you’re out of the list,” said Mr Devgan, who is at a loss to understand why he’s missed out on so many opportunities.

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