Canadian Sport Film Festival Offers Torontonians Free Pre-Festival Screening of Award Winning Marathon Boy

  • Free pre-festival screening of UK/India/USA’s Marathon Boy (hyperlink) to take place May 29, 7pm at Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
  • To reserve a ticket, e-mail: [email protected]
  • 4th Annual CSFF to screen 12 films from around the world, with feature screenings taking place June 7-8 at TIFF Bell Lightbox
  • For more information on the CSFF or to purchase tickets, visit

TORONTO, May 28, 2012 – The fourth annual Canadian Sport Film Festival (CSFF) will be offering a free, pre-festival screening of the award winning UK/India/USA film Marathon Boy, directed by Gemma Atwal.



Canadian Sport Film Festival pre-festival free screening of Marathon Boy

Rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life coach and operator of an orphanage in eastern Indian, four-year-old Budhia displays an uncommon talent for long-distance running. At once a folk hero and a symbol of exploitation, Budhia’s life becomes swept up in a maelstrom of media controversy and political scandal.


Tuesday, May 29th, 7pm


Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto

2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON


Space is limited- to reserve a ticket, please e-mail: [email protected]



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