The Lunchbox

Can you fall in love with someone you have never met?

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1 million lunchboxes

Carefully delivered to office workers every day

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5000 dabbawallahs

Mumbai's expert lunchbox deliverymen

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1 mistaken delivery

This film is the story of that lunchbox

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Our 2014/15 Best of the Fests season gets off to a charming, award-winning start with The Lunchbox.
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
Wednesday October 29, 7.30pm, $10, ArtSpring

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2015 festival

The 16th annual Salt Spring Film Festival will take place March 6th-8th, 2015. You can submit a film (at no charge), or make a suggestion, by October 15th, 2014. See our FAQ page for more information.

Social justice

During the Festival weekend the Salt Spring Film Festival Society hosts a Social Justice Bazaar. Many local organizations gather to educate the audience of their activities in the social fabric of Salt Spring Island.


The Salt Spring Film Festival is a non-profit charitable society incorporated in 2010, whose mission is to educate, inspire and activate our community through a festival of documentary film from Canada and around the world.

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