Featured Festivals

Film Festivals in India

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IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival

5–7 March 2021

IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival

Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi, India

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IFFK

4–11 February 2022

26th International Film Festival of Kerala

Location: Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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Kazhcha Indie Film Festival

6–9 December 2019

Kazhcha-NIV Indie Film Festival

Place: Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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Woodpecker International Film Festival

November 2021

7th Woodpecker International Film Festival

Venue: Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi

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MAMI

October 2021

22nd Mumbai Film Festival

Place: Mumbai, India

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LIFFT India

December 2020

Literature, Illusion, Information, Film, Frame, Television and Theatre awards

Place: Lonavala, Maharashtra, India

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Habitat Film Festival

17–26 May 2021

15th Habitat Film Festival

Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

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Open Frame Film Festival

September 2021

Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi

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BASAFF (Bay Area South Asian Film Festival)

21–23 September 2018

Bay Area South Asian Film Festival

Place: Mountain View and Palo Alto, California

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Jagran Film Festival

26–29 September 2019

Jagran Film Festival - 10th Edition

Venue: Cinepolis, Andheri West, Mumbai

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India Film Project

1–13 October 2019

9th Season of India Film Project Film Festival

Place: Mumbai, India

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Kolkata International Film Festival

8–15 January 2021

26th Kolkata International Film Festival

Place: Kolkata, India

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Diorama

18 December 2020–1 January 2021

Diorama International Film Festival

Place: Sirifort Auditoria, New Delhi

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Pune International Film Festival

18–25 March 2021

Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Chennai International Film Festival

December 2020

Chennai International Film Festival

Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Arthouse Asia Film Festival

21–28 February 2021

Arthouse Asia Film Festival

Place: Kolkata

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Mumbai International Film Festival

28 Jan–3 Feb 2020

Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF)

Venue: Films Division, Pedder Road, Mumbai

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Rajasthan International Film Festival

20–24 March 2021

Rajasthan International Film Festival

Place: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Bengaluru International Film Festival

26 Feb–4 Mar 2020

Bengaluru International Film Festival

Place: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Third Eye Asian Film Festival

1– 6 March 2020

Organized by the Asian Film Foundation in association with Prabhat Chitra Mandal, Mumbai, and Society for Film and Media Culture, Kolkata

Venue: Ravindra Natya Mandir, Mumbai

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Venice International Film Festival

1–11 September 2021

Organized by La Biennale di Venezia

Place: The Lido, Venice, Italy

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IFFLA

20–27 May 2021

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

Place: Los Angeles, California, USA

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TIFF

9–18 September 2021

Toronto International Film Festival

Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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New York Indian Film Festival

4–13 June 2021

Presented by the Indo-American Arts Council, Inc

Place: New York City, USA

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Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

19 August–5 September 2021

Asia's Biggest LGBTQIA+ Film Festival

Place: Mumbai, India

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Cannes

6–17 July 2021

The world's best known film festival

Place: Cannes, France

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Bengaluru International Short Film Festival

28 Aug–5 Sep 2021

An official qualifying festival for live-action shorts for the Oscars

Place: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Berlinale

1–5 March; 9–20 June 2021

Berlin International Film Festival

Location: Berlin, Germany

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BFI London Film Festival

7–18 October 2020

Location: Across the UK and Online

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Busan International Film Festival

6–15 October 2021

Asia's largest film festival

Place: Busan, South Korea

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Sundance Film Festival

28 Jan–3 Feb 2021

Original storytellers with fresh perspectives

Location: Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah, USA

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Indic Film Utsav

12–15 November 2020

Platform for Independent Films and Filmmakers

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Indian Film Festival Stuttgart

21–25 July 2021

Europe's largest Indian film festival

Place: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Shanghai International Film Festival

11–20 June 2021

China's biggest film festival

Place: Shanghai, People's Republic of China

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Palm Springs Short Festival

22–28 June 2021

Among the world's premier short film festivals

Location: Palm Springs, California, USA

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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

15–30 August 2021

Australia's largest festival to celebrate Indian cinema

Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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IFFSA

12–22 August 2021

North America's largest South Asian film festival

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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London Indian Film Festival

18–30 September 2021

A showcase for Indian independent cinema

Place: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bradford

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Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF)

26 Nov–6 Dec 2020

Southeast Asia's biggest and longest-running film event

Place: Singapore

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Tribeca Film Festival

9–20 June 2021

Founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff

Location: Manhattan, New York City, USA