FILM FESTIVALS

Join us at India International Centre, New Delhi from 5th-7th March









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Meet the Festival Team

Festival Director - Aaradhana Kohli Kapur
Advisory Support: Archana Kapoor
Curation - Smriti ‎ Nevatia, Anjali Monterio & Aaradhana kohli (General Programming)
Aparna Sanyal & Chandita Mukherjee (Student Films)
Nina Sabnani (Animation and Experimental films )
Fund Raising - Archana ‎Kapoor
Festival Coordination team - Madhumanti Sengupta & Riti Chandrashekhar
Camera & Sound Workshop -Fowzia Fathima and Shalini Aggarwal
Filmy Addas -Nupur Basu,Nina Sabnani, Paromita Vohra 
Design -Shivani Singh & Jiteshwar Kshetrimayum
Seminar Coordination - Seema Kakran, Aaradhana Kohli & Mausumi Bhattacharyya
Technical Support -Deepak Dutta 
Press Publicity -Aparna Sanyal 

Social Media -‎ Cinestaan  

Meet the Festival Director for the 14th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival


Call for entries of films for the 14th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival

Every year to mark International  Women's Day we hold the Asian Women's film festival at the India International Centre(IIC), New Delhi, where films made by women of Asian origin are screened.Films which help us understand our lives and times.
Over the years the festival has grown from its humble beginnings in strength and popularity with many filmmakers from across the world participating to show their works.The festival also now travels to cities across India regularly. Specially curated packages from the festival have gone to other festivals to other countries.

Since we love cinema of all kinds all kinds of films are welcome!

All genres – short fiction/fiction feature, non-fiction, animation, experimental and student films – are eligible 


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Find the rules here



IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival

The main activity of the chapter is to organise the annual IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival held every year around International Women's Day in New Delhi. It showcases works by women directors of Asian origin ranging from animation, non-fiction, short/feature fiction, experimental and student films.

The festival was launced in 2005 and has grown in strength and popularity with film makers coming from all over the world to participate. The festival has travelled to many Indian cities and selections have been screened at other festivals like Birds Eye View Film Festival 2011, London, International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala 2011 and Vasakh Festival, Lahore 2012.

 Aaradhana Kohli is the Festival Director for the 2018 edition.