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Don’t miss – unique film festivals

Don’t miss – unique film festivals

Indian art is one of the best. Indian cinema has a deep history to it.

If you are someone who enjoys film, then don’t miss these unique film festivals.

VIBGYOR International Film Festival

This festival is dedicated to short films. The theme of the festival is about celebrating identities and diversity. So the films cover a wide range of topics like politics, sexuality, nationalism etc.

It is a six day festival held in April. It happens in Thrissur, Kerala.

The Golden Elephant or International Children’s Film Festival India (ICFFI)

This festival is organized by Children’s Film Society India and happens in Hyderabad in November. It is held biennial and is about imaginative children’s cinema focused on younger audiences.

The festival showcases many features, shorts, live action, and animation films from across the world.

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

KASHISH is the first LGBTQ film festival in India. LGBTQ is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. It is held in Mumbai in May. This was the first LGBTQ film festival to get approval from I&B Ministry.

It was started by filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan and group of close friends.

Jagran Film Festival

This is one of the biggest film festivals in the country. It is a travelling film festival. The festival is held across 16 towns in India. Their theme is about happiness of the human spirit.

The festival has a reach of more than 50,000 people across the country. It showcases the hidden gems of Bollywood.

Docedge Kolkata

Docedge Kolkata is dedicated entirely to documentaries. It is not just a film festival. They also give intensive training for pitching initiatives for Asian documentary filmmakers at Docedge.

This provides a platform for filmmakers so they can pitch their ideas to a panel of international broadcasters.

The event is known for the documentary filmmakers from all over the world.

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