Wednesday, November 16, 2011

33rd Durban International Film Festival

July 19 to 29, 2012


Supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (principal funder), the National Film and Video Foundation, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism and other valued funders and partners, the festival will present over 200 screenings of films from around the world, with a special focus on films from South African and Africa. Screenings will take place throughout Durban including township areas where cinemas are non-existent.

The festival will also offer an extensive seminar and workshop programme featuring local and international filmmakers. 2012 will also see the return of Talent Campus Durban and the Durban FilmMart.

The festival calls for entries from around the world. Feature films, short films and documentaries are all welcome. The festival does have a competition component.

The deadline for entries is 16 March 2012 for short films and documentaries; 6 April 2012 for feature films. Early submissions are encouraged.

All submissions must be done via the Eventival online system - please create an account to submit.

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12th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF)

May 23-27, 2012, New York City

(formerly the MIAAC film festival in November changed to NYIFF in May)


For the oldest, most prestigious, spectacular film festival

Featuring films from the Indian Subcontinent!!!

Premier Indian Film Festival in the United States.

NYIFF is a once-a-year opportunity to experience 5 days of the rich and diverse film cultures of the Indian subcontinent through a mix of premiere film screenings, discussions, industry panels, red carpet galas, special events, nightly networking parties and an award ceremony.

NYIFF has premiered Slumdog Millionaire, The Namesake, Monsoon Wedding, Water, Bride & Prejudice, Ye Sali Zindagi, Gulaal, Well Done Abba, Raavana, Iti Mrinalini, Noukadubi, Shor, Japanese Wife, Tahaan, Baal Gandharva………

Submit your films

For further information please contact:

New York Indian Film Festival

Indo-American Arts Council

517East 87th Street, Suite 1B,

New York, NY 10128

Phone: 212 594 3685 Fax: 212 594 8476