Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

11 - 20 August 2023

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is the largest annual celebration of Indian cinema outside of India. Our festival showcases some of the most diverse, inclusive, groundbreaking films and filmmakers, all whilst encapsulating the best of Indian cinema from the Indian subcontinent. In 2022, we screened and streamed over 120 films in 29 languages from a range of genres, themes, and voices for our audiences to enjoy both in-person and online. We have also curated a series of exciting events for our audiences to immerse themselves into the world of cinematic brilliance.

IFFM 2023
IFFM Online

Awards Night

Since its launch in 2014, the IFFM Awards have become one of India's most respected film awards, introducing the best films from the Indian subcontinent.

In keeping with the time, we also introduced streaming, documentary, and more awards, consolidating our reach further.

IFFM Awards Jury
IFFM Awards Nominations
IFFM Awards Winners

IFFM 2022 Events

Opening Night
IFFM Independence Day
IFFM Dance Competition
IFFM Award Night
IFFM Chats
Special Screening
Closing Night
MCG Special Event

IFFM 2022 Guests

Abhishek Bachchan


Kapil Dev




Vaani Kapoor


IFFM 2022 Program booklet

IFFM 2022 Films

Beyond Bollywood

Beyond Bollywood brings you the best contemporary films from India’s most exciting filmmakers beyond the reaches of Bollywood.


Documentaries offer some much needed insight into the human condition and the past/current state of affairs at large.

Short Films

This section offers you a list of shorts that touch upon some important social narratives from filmmakers across the globe and India.

Hurrah Bollywood

Travel through and unravel the most exciting Bollywood offerings of the year. From Drama to Action and some foot-tapping song and dance, we have it all in this section!

Film India World

Here is a list of films from expat filmmakers who toy around with themes and stories around the Indian experience.

From The Subcontinent

This section of the festival offers you the unique opportunity to explore some of the best films from filmmaking talents from some of India’s closest neighbours.

Films Streaming Online

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