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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

August 12, 2022 - August 20, 2022

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is set to return to in-person screenings this year, with ‘Revival’ as the chosen theme for 2022.

This year’s program will include more than 100 feature films, documentaries, and shorts, with some of the early highlights including:

  • Award-winning feature film, The Rapist, which was recently awarded the prestigious Kim Jiweok Award at the Busan International Film Festival. The film’s director, Aparna Sen and her daughter, actress Konkona Sen Sharma will be amongst the festival’s cinematic guests this year.
  • The festival’s centrepiece event, the IFFM Awards, will return and  include new awards such as Best Film from the Subcontinent and Best Streaming Series

IFFM’s 13th edition will be as a hybrid festival, incorporating in-person screenings, IFFM events, and an online program – which can be accessed via the IFFM app.

IFFM has also announced a summer chapter, which take place in Melbourne in January 2023.

Key Dates Announced:

Friday 12th August:

  • IFFM Press Conference, Melbourne CBD
  • IFFM Opening Night @ Hoyts District Docklands

Saturday 13th August :

  • Flag Hoisting Ceremony for the 75th Anniversary Indian Independence @ Federation Square, Melbourne
  • Bollywood Dance Competition @ Federation Square, Melbourne
  • IFFM Talks @ Arts Centre, Melbourne

Sunday 14th August:

  • IFFM Awards Night @ Palais Theatre, St Kilda

Saturday 20th August:

  • IFFM Closing Night @ Hoyts District Docklands

2022 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne dates: August 12-20 in cinemas; August 13-30 online


August 12, 2022
August 20, 2022
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