8 - 17 August 2019

Guest Info



A true representative of inclusivity and diversity in Indian cinema - Onir is an acclaimed director, screenwriter, editor and producer, who celebrates movies with breakthrough scripts.

Movies such as My brother...Nikhil (2005) and I Am (2011) explore the depths of human connections with sexuality, and breaking stereotypes. His movie I Am bagged a National Award for being the Best Hindi Feature Film in 2011. As a filmmaker Onir has received numerous awards and counting, his movies are being screened across the globe at multiple film festivals.

One of the highlights and notable achievement has been the Hollywood International Independent Documentary Award for Raising the Bar - a documentary on Down syndrome.

# Session Date Time Venue
1 IFFM Panel with Onir: The Future of Cinema Saturday, August 10 6:00 PM Arts Centre Melbourne
2 Introduction by Onir: Widows of Vrindavan Friday, August 16 9:00 PM HOYTS Chadstone
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