IFFM Opening Night

Friday, 12th August
HOYTS District Docklands
Presented by Official Airline Partner

The festival will open on 12th of August as we light the ceremonial lamp to begin our festival with warmth, positivity, and light. Following a cordial welcome message from our festival director, Mitu Bhowmick Lange and our celebrated guests, we will kick-start the festival by screening our groundbreaking thriller film, Dobaaraa.

Short Film Competition

Dobaaraa, directed by the master-filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, is a time and mind-bending film where a women gets to save the life of a 12-year old boy who witnessed a death during a thunderstorm which happened 25 years ago, by getting connected through the television set during a similar storm in the present. Starring Taapsee Pannu and Pawail Gulati in lead roles, this movie will open our celebrated festival.

That’s not all! The brilliant minds behind the film: Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu, and producer, Sunir Kheterpal will be joining us at the screening! They will be hosting a robust Q&A session so make sure you attend!

Join us on August 12th for an enriching, warming night as we celebrate the BEST of Indian Cinema.

Anurag Kashyap
Taapsee Pannu
Sunir Kheterpal