Winner of Melbourne Awards 2016 | Winner of Most Popular Indian Film Festival Abroad 2017
Here is a list of films from expat filmmakers who toy around with themes and stories around the Indian experience. These narratives demonstrate a unique and exciting perspective of filmmakers working away from India.

Khana Khazana

  • English
  • Australia / India
  • 2017
  • 15 min
Thursday, August 16, 07.30 PM | HOYTS Highpoint
Victorian / Australian / World Premiere
Ronny is a young, ambitious South Asian immigrant who dreams of becoming a famous chef. He works as a dishwasher in Sydney, but his life isn't all that it seems. And it's about to change, but at a per...Read More[+]

One Less God

  • English / Hindi / French / Turkish With English Subtitles
  • Australia / Nepal
  • 2017
  • 128 min
Wednesday, August 22, 07.00 PM | HOYTS Chadstone
In 2008, a band of young Islamic militants from Pakistan land in Mumbai, their primary target, the iconic Taj Mahal hotel. With Indian forces unable to regain control, for 4 days the guests must battl...Read More[+]

The Ashram

  • English
  • 2018
  • 85 min
  • Festival Rating
Friday, August 17, 07.00 PM | HOYTS Highpoint
After receiving a cryptic message, American skeptic Jamie travels to the Indian Himalayas to pick up on the trail of his missing girlfriend. There, he discovers a secretive community led by a guru wit...Read More[+]

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

  • French / English With English Subtitles
  • France
  • 2018
  • 92 min
Sunday, August 19, 07.00 PM | HOYTS Chadstone
Monday, August 20, 07.00 PM | HOYTS Chadstone
Australian Premiere
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is a French English-language comedy-adventure film directed by Ken Scott and starring Dhanush. It is based on a novel by Romain Puertolas titled The Extraordinar...Read More[+]
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