13th Edition of
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

In Cinemas and in-person: August 12-20
Streaming Australia-wide: August 13-30

IFFM AWARDS NIGHT: TICKETS SELLING FAST

Time: 5:30PM for 6PM start
Date: 14th August 2022
Where: Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade St. Kilda

Our online films will stream on all platforms from 13th of August 10:00 AM (AEST) so prep early and don't miss out!
Register NOW and start adding films to your wishlist.

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is the largest annual celebration of Indian cinema outside of India. Our festival showcases some of the most diverse, inclusive, groundbreaking films and filmmakers, all whilst encapsulating the best of Indian cinema from the Indian subcontinent. In 2022, we are screening over a hundred films from a range of genres, themes, and voices for our audiences to enjoy both in-person and online. We have also curated a series of exciting events for our audiences to immerse themselves into the world of cinematic brilliance.

Films

Beyond Bollywood

Beyond Bollywood brings you the best contemporary films from India’s most exciting filmmakers beyond the reaches of Bollywood.

Documentaries

Documentaries offer some much needed insight into the human condition and the past/current state of affairs at large.

Short Films

This section offers you a list of shorts that touch upon some important social narratives from filmmakers across the globe and India.

Hurrah Bollywood

Travel through and unravel the most exciting Bollywood offerings of the year. From Drama to Action and some foot-tapping song and dance, we have it all in this section!

Film India World

Here is a list of films from expat filmmakers who toy around with themes and stories around the Indian experience.

From The Subcontinent

This section of the festival offers you the unique opportunity to explore some of the best films from filmmaking talents from some of India’s closest neighbours.

Guests

Kapil Dev

Cricketer

Vaani Kapoor

Actress

Kabir Khan

Director

Tamannaah

Actress

IFFM Flag Hoisting

Vande Maataram!

2022 is the year that marks India’s 75th Independence Day!
Join us in Federation Square on Saturday, 13th August to celebrate this epic milestone.

Short Film Competition
Panel Discussions

We have organised a plethora of panels, led by some of the most prolific directors, producers, and actors of the Indian subcontinent.

Dance Competition

Ready to channel Madhuri Dixit and Hrithik Roshan and set the stage on fire? The IFFM Dance competition is where things get creative, and super fun!

Films In Cinema

Showcasing some of the most diverse, inclusive, groundbreaking films and filmmakers, IFFM encapsulates the best of Indian cinema from the Indian subcontinent.

Opening
Opening Night

The festival will open on 12th of August as we light the ceremonial lamp.

Royal Children
Streaming Free to watch Australia-wide

However, we urge you to donate to Royal Children’s Hospital where you can.

Films Streaming Online

Streaming films from a range of genres, themes, and voices for our audiences to enjoy online.