New York Indian Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: New York Indian Film Festival
SINCE: 2001
WHERE: New York, New York
WEBSITE: www.iaac.us
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) is the oldest, most prestigious film festival screening premieres of feature, documentary and short films made from, of, and about the Indian subcontinent in the Independent, arthouse, alternate and diaspora genres. Seven days of screenings, post-screening discussions, industry panels, award ceremony, special events, nightly networking parties, red carpet galas, media attention and packed audiences build an awareness of Indian cinema, entertain & educate North Americans about the real India, and add to the amazing cultural diversity of New York City.

13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival Announces 2013 Dates

13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival Announces 2013 Dates

The 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival, described as “the oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America”, will be held Tuesday, April 30 to Saturday, May 4, 2013 in New York City.   The New York Indian Film Festival will kick off its week-long festivities with a star-studded Opening Night red carpet premiere, at the the Skirball Center for Performing Arts. Festival screenings will take place throughout the week at Tribeca Cinemas, […]

2011 New York Indian Film Festival Announces Award Winners; Sthaniya Sambaad (Spring in the Colony) wins Best Film

2011 New York Indian Film Festival Announces Award Winners; Sthaniya Sambaad (Spring in the Colony) wins Best Film

The 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival came to a close on May 8 with the Closing Night red carpet premiere of Rituparno Ghosh’s powerful film Noukadubi which was attended by Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh Kapoor, Salman Rushdie, Mira Nair, Aparna Sen, Madhur Jaffrey, Ambassador Prakash Shah, Consul General Prabhu Dayal, and many other notable celebrities. Noukadubi is a 1920s love story based on the novel by Rabindranath Tagore. Following the premiere at Asia […]

11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival Kicks Off.. runs through Sunday, May 8

11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival Kicks Off.. runs through Sunday, May 8

The 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday night, May 4, with the Opening Night celebration which featured the U.S. Premiere of the Delhi-set comedy “Do Dooni Chaar,” Disney’s first live-action Hindi film. The star-studded red carpet premiere, held at Manhattan’s prestigious Paris Theater, was attended by special guests Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh Kapoor along with writer/director Habib Faisal. Also attending the premiere were Aparna Sen, Madhur Jaffrey, Aditya Bhattacharya, […]

New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) Announces its Line-up of 25 Films

New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) Announces its Line-up of 25 Films

The 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) which will take place from May 4 to May 8 in Manhattan, announced its complete line-up of 25 feature films. The full line-up of features includes three previously announced films – Disney’s Do Dooni Chaar directed by Habib Faisal and starring Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh which makes its U.S. Premiere as the Opening Night selection of NYIFF, the U.S. Premiere of Rituparno Ghosh’s Nauka Dubi […]

11th New York Indian Film Festival Announces Opening + Closing + Centerpiece Films

11th New York Indian Film Festival Announces Opening + Closing + Centerpiece Films

Opening the Indo-American Arts Council’s 11th New York Indian Film Festival which runs May 4 to May 8 in Manhattan, New York, will be the North American premiere of Disney’s family comedy DO DOONI CHAAR starring the legendary husband-wife acting couple Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh. The Habib Faisal-directed film marks the Hollywood studio’s first live-action production in India. It is a heart-warming comedy about the dreams and challenges of a middle-class family who take […]