12th edition of
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Double the fun - Virtual and Physical

In Cinemas

Online Australia Wide

Opening Night Film WOMB

Women Of My Billion (WOMB) is a heartwarming documentary about Srishti Bakshi who embarks on a monumental journey, walking almost 4000km over 240 days, from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, exploring the social and political issues faced by women of today’s India.

7 pm Thursday August 12 | HOYTS Melbourne Central


The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is the largest festival of its kind in Australia, celebrating the best of Indian cinema in all its forms. The festival presents a diverse selection of movies that encapsulates the best of Indian cinema and films from the Indian sub-continent.

The festival provides an opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their film on an international platform, to be noticed by most eminent film personalities from India and Australia.

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IFFM Short Film Competition 2021

Theme: Modern Slavery and Equality

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne invites filmmakers to enter Short Film Competition 2021. IFFM Short Film Competition is your chance to showcase your incredible work at this year’s festival.

Entries now open!

Last date for Submission: 5th July 2021


My Melbourne

Race | Gender | Disability | Sexuality

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne has teamed up with four iconic Indian filmmakers, Rima Das, Imtiaz Ali, Kabir Khan and Onir, to create four short films on our core values of Diversity and Inclusivity.

Each short film will centre around one of these four themes: Sexuality, Gender, Disability and Race. The shorts will be compiled into one film titled My Melbourne which will premiere at IFFM 2021 before travelling on the international film circuit.

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#IFFM Celebrates You

This year we are celebrating the spirit of giving back by recognizing community heroes who have contributed to or helmed projects that helped Victorians, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nominate someone who you think is a hero and help us recognize their contributions. You can even nominate yourself!