Film still from 'Halkaa (Relief)' directed by Nila Madhab Panda

London Indian Film Festival


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Title sponsored by the Bagri Foundation, the festival is now Europe’s largest platform for Indian and South Asian independent cinema. The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival includes UK premieres of features, documentaries and short films.

At 9 years old and with the support of the Foundation, it is growing rapidly and currently takes place in thirteen cinemas in three venues, London, Birmingham and Manchester. The Festival’s annual Satyajit Ray Competition, presented in association with the Bagri Foundation, with its £1,000 prize offers a platform for emerging filmmakers and six, shortlisted entries will be screened. The Festival will present its Pure Heaven Icon Award and its Outstanding Achievement Award, supported by Sun Mark Ltd.

The Bagri Foundation has been proud to support the London Indian Film Festival since 2015. The festival also receives grant support from the BFI’s National Lottery Audience Fund.