Indian Film Festival 2016 Program

IFFLA 2016 announces program lineup!

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IFFLA 2016 Announces Program Lineup!

Pan Nalin's ensemble powerhouse ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES opens the festival, making its U.S. premiere after winning awards at festivals around the globe.

The festival will close with Anu Menon's WAITING, starring Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin.

This year's program features award-winning prestige titles from the festival circuit and more women filmmakers than ever before. 

Highlights include Deepa Mehta's gangster drama BEEBA BOYS; Leena Yadav's  PARCHED, a story of four women in patriarchal culture; Ruchika Oberoi's genre-bending ISLAND CITY; Rinku Kalsy's documentary FOR THE LOVE OF A MAN on South Indian superstar Rajinikanth's fans; Hansal Mehta's politically charged ALIGARH; Prashant Nair's UMRIKA, winner of the Sundance 2015 World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award; Neeraj Ghaywan's MASAAN, winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes 2015; engrossing Tamil feature VISAARANAI by Vetri Maaran; and Q's Sundance 2016 sex comedy BRAHMAN NAMAN

The full lineup is here. The festival will take place  April 6-10 at ArcLight Hollywood. Make sure to take advantage of all IFFLA 2016 has to offer, and purchase your Gala tickets and festival passes now.

Angry Indian Goddesses
Festival opener ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES, directed by Pan Nalin, takes a refreshingly uncensored look at the issues facing women in contemporary Indian society while celebrating each of its female characters. Purchase your Gala ticket for this event, taking place on April 6.

Anu Menon's WAITING closes the festival with a poignant and stirring story that is as witty as it is heartrending. Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin give beautiful performances as two strangers who develop a deep connection. Purchase your Gala ticket for this event, taking place on April 10.

Volunteer for IFFLA 2016
Calling all volunteers for the 14th annual IFFLA! We seek trustworthy, friendly and enthusiastic individuals to be part of our dynamic volunteer team. Please email and RSVP to attend one of our upcoming Volunteer Orientations on March 12 or March 19 at the ArcLight Hollywood. For more information, click  here.

Posted By Suzanne on February 26, 2016 01:46 pm | Permalink