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Celebrate with Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati. Opening Night Inbox

OGS Team


It's Time, Opening Week!
(Remember all IFFCincy films are subtitled in English)
The Festival is Virtual

Festival: August  5 - August 21

The Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati is here. Get set for movie night.  Sujatha Day's debut feature "Definition Please" is IFFCincy “Opening Film and Opening Weekend Film". This one is especially for you, Ohio Kentucky and Indiana residents. You have heard of the Spelling Bee competition. So what's the buzz around this film? Come find out!
You don't want to miss director Kaushal Oza's Opening short film "The Miniaturist of Junagadh". Featuring Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Arjun, Rasika Dugal, Padmavati Rao, Uday Chandra, the film promises to take you to the era of Partition, all the way back to 1947. The story circles around rare miniatures, and secrets of the artists, the painters. What picture does Kaushal Oza paint In 40 minutes? Find out.
Watch the full-length feature and short film together.
If you have your season pass, you're set for the next three weeks of the festival that runs August 5 through August 21. Want to take each day as it comes, well get set for Opening Weekend. Get your friends to watch too.
Sit back and enjoy over 60 films from the South Asian subcontinent made by talented filmmakers, enjoy their creative genius and soak in the mastery of their craft. The challenges of the pandemic have not daunted the festival, IFFCincy efforts to make this festival a success  again have come to fruition. So let us enjoy together.  
Here is an easy guide to the movies. Please visit these links

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            Questions? Please email iffcincy@gmail.com or call us at 513-886-5817.

Don't miss IFFCincy Industry Panels. Talk with some of the best creatives in the business.

Film Festival Strategy Sunday, 14th August 11:30 
Attending Film Festival Strategy Panel is a great way to understand the perspective of film festivals so you can learn to pitch your films to the right festival. This open forum will allow the audience and filmmakers to ask questions to a panel of film producers and festival strategists who work the Milan and Cannes Festivals and Hollywood producers. Join to discuss the state of industry today and what makes a film get noticed by the best festivals.

IFFCincy Entire Slate (Subtitled in English)

Special Presentations 
Opening Films See together.

Definition Please (Opening Film Feature) English
Miniaturist of Junagadh (Opening Film Short) Hindi with subtitles

Centerpiece Films 
WOMB. Women of My Billion. (Feature) English and Hindi with subtitles
Sheer Qorma  (Short) Urdu with subtitles

Closing Films 
Freddie's Piano (Feature) English
Tikum Olam (Short) English

IFFCincy have over 30 Short Films arranged in SIX Collections and 25 Feature Films
10 Films in English
15 languages  covered. All films subtitled in Engllsh
Over 20 women Directors
36 hours to watch each film once you start.
What are we waiting for? Check us out at www.iffcincy.com

Thank You. Enjoy the festival!                                                                

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