International Art Film Society is dedicated to the understanding of film and moving images in both the Canadian and international contexts. Through screenings and film tours, as well as the provision of educational services and resources, IAFS fosters critical media literacy and advances cinema as art and a vital means of communications in Canada.
|1.||Through screenings and related programming, to provide public access to films which have made significant contributions to the history and/or current practice of cinema locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
|2.||To fulfill an educational role Canada through:|
|a.||maintenance of an up-to-date library for members and researchers
|b.||provision of educational programming, workshops and national film tours
|d.||provision of information on programming through brochures and publications
|3.||To promote and encourage Canadian and Tamil film makers run annual International Short Film Festival in Toronto.
|4.||To coordinate and co-programme with other arts, multicultural and special interest groups in Canada towards betterment of the society in general.
|5.||To honour people who render exemplary service to the society through cinematography.|