Early Bird Tickets

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) stands as a vibrant celebration of Indian cinema on the global stage. Established in 2010, this annual event has evolved into a prominent platform, showcasing the rich diversity and creativity inherent in Indian filmmaking.

IFFM serves as a melting pot for filmmakers, artists, and cinephiles from around the world. One of its distinctive features is the inclusion of films that go beyond the mainstream, offering a nuanced glimpse into the cultural tapestry of India. From regional language films to Bollywood blockbusters, the festival spans across various genres and themes, reflecting the kaleidoscope of Indian storytelling.

Beyond screenings, IFFM fosters cultural exchange through panel discussions, one on one conversations, and interactive sessions. It serves as a bridge between the Indian film industry and the global audience, facilitating dialogues on cinematic techniques, cultural influences, and the evolving landscape of Indian cinema. Notable filmmakers, actors, and industry experts converge to share insights, creating a dynamic space for learning and collaboration.

Furthermore, the festival has a tradition of honouring cinematic excellence through awards that recognize outstanding contributions to Indian cinema. IFFM's commitment to inclusivity is reflected in its diverse programming, ensuring representation of various communities and perspectives. This inclusiveness extends to its audience, welcoming film enthusiasts of all backgrounds to experience the richness of Indian cinema.

Our Vision

The vision of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is rooted in promoting and celebrating the diversity, creativity, and cultural richness of Indian cinema on a global platform. IFFM aims to serve as a bridge between the Indian film industry and the international audience, fostering cross-cultural understanding and appreciation for the multifaceted nature of Indian storytelling.

IFFM Baari

Baari, meaning 'house' in Bengali.
IFFM Baari is an inclusive hub for diverse creative leaders to engage with emerging voices, particularly from South Asian communities.

IFFM Streaming Program

Streaming films from a range of genres, themes, and voices for our audiences to enjoy online.

IFFM365 - Year Round Program

Hello there, IFFM fans!

Introducing IFFM365 - year round program, bringing to you the best of Indian films on our own streaming platform. It’s online. On demand. Made in local and regional Indian languages.

Available all over Australia.

Classic Corner

Join us for a nostalgic journey as we bring you iconic tales that have stood the test of time, celebrating the magic of cinema's golden age.

We're thrilled to present eight more timeless classics from the golden era of Indian cinema, featuring different languages with English subtitles.

Shabana Special

Dive into the magic of Shabana Azmi's iconic performances with the 'Shabana Azmi Special,' now streaming on IFFM365.

Join us as we continue to celebrate the unparalleled talent and legacy of Shabana Azmi. Grab your snacks, cozy up, and let the magic of cinema sweep you away!