The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) is the oldest (16th year), 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-screenings discussions and industry panels. In total there will be 40 films, all seen for the first time in New York City. The festival highlights various cinemas of India's different regions. All films are subtitled in English and some of the languages this year include; Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Teglu, Assamese, Haryanavi, and Urdu. All films except the opening and closing night which will be at the Skirkball Center for Performing Arts, will be shown at the Village East Cinemas.
Village East Cinemas - 181 2nd Avenue (12th Street) www.iaac.us