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IFFM Festival Director - Mitu Bhowmick Lange AM

Mitu Bhowmick Lange AM is an Indian-Australian filmmaker, film producer and founder-director of Mindblowing Films. Mitu is credited for integrating Indian films to mainstream Australian cinemas and is the leading distributor of Indian films in Australia, NZ and Fiji.

Mitu is the founder and director of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, the largest annual celebration of Indian Cinema outside India and is presented by Victorian government.

Lange has produced several award winning documentaries like Raising the bar, Watch Without Prejudice and Spice Girls of India. Raising The Bar is an Indo-Australian documentary film about six youths with Down Syndrome. She has line produced some of India’s biggest blockbusters like Salaam Namaste, Chak De India, Love Aaj Kal and worked with stars such as Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.

Lange is the first Indian on the board of VicScreen. She also serves on the board of WIFT Australia. An inclusivity champion, Lange is now producing My Melbourne, an anthology celebrating diversity and collaboration.

This year Mitu became the recipient of the award of Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for service to performing arts through film.

IFFM Legal

Julia Adams (Shiff & Company Lawyers) and Mannie Verma (Regal Lawyers)

IFFM Festival Team

Anmol Kachroo | Benu Bindra | Deepti Bhangde / Eden Dais | Leanne Tonkes | Natascha Charak | Patitta Jittanont | Payal Lakhotia | Tammy Yang | Will Murphy | Jack Williamson | Alice Lee | Karishma Jay | Kavya Pawa | Mayank Agarwal | Sourabh Shetty | Krunal Hemnani