Welcome to the Screening section of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), where the silver screen comes to life with an eclectic mix of films from India and the subcontinent.
From adrenaline-pumping Bollywood blockbusters to poignant and thought- provoking dramas and documentaries, our diverse range of films is designed to captivate and inspire audiences. Our expert team has handpicked each movie to offer a glimpse into the vibrant cultural tapestry of India.
Get ready to discover the next generation of filmmakers and immerse yourself in the spellbinding magic of Indian cinema. Our screenings are not only an opportunity to be entertained but also to be enlightened. After select screenings, join us for engaging Q&A sessions with filmmakers and actors, as they provide exclusive insights into their craft.
Experience the tender and emotion-packed Satyaprem Ki Katha alongside Kartik Aaryan himself, then have the chance to meet the rising global superstar of Indian cinema and hear his insights to the film.
With director Jagath Manuwarna, uncover important reflections with a deep dive into the world of Whispering Mountains — a darkly dystopian version of Sri Lanka plagued by corruption, political unrest and suicide.
Join talented and remarkable director Anjali Menon for a thoughtful and warm conversation about sisterhood, storytelling, and all things related to her film Wonder Women.
With a successful world premiere at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, experience Agra alongside director Kanu Behl and actor Mohit Agrawal. Learn all about the filmmaking process and join the conversion on key contemporary issues that the film grapples with including gender and sexual repression.
From the harrowing but hopeful documentary Fatima, meet Fatima herself — a woman who escaped a life of sex trafficking at the Indo-Nepali border and now fights for justice to bring hope to the next generation of young, vulnerable girls.
Be a part of the world premiere of Lord Curzon Ki Haveli (Curzon’s Manor) with the team to celebrate this exciting black comedy thriller, a homage to the legendary Hollywood filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. Hear from director Anshuman Jha, and actors Arjun Mathur, Paresh Pahuja, and Zoha Rahman as we warmly welcome this special film into the world.
Join director Vignesh Kumulai to discuss the creation and themes of the Tamil film Karparaa, unpacking elderly neglect, family and loneliness.
Meet award-winning director Rima Das to learn all about her unique process of creating her latest film Tora’s Husband, a sensitive portrait of family, loss, and lockdowns.
Experience the Australian premiere of the slice-of-life, coming-of-age dramedy All India Rank, Varun Grover’s directorial debut. Meet the producer Sarita Patil and director Varun Grover — a multi-talented writer, celebrated comedian and award-winning lyricist.
A leader in LGBTQIA+ cinema in India, Onir returns with an Australian premiere of his latest feature film Pine Cone. Alongside one of the lead actors Vidur Sethi, they discuss filmmaking and queer representation in South Asia.
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