Dharamshala International Film Festival
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Dharamshala International Film Festival

When:To Be Conformed
Where: McLeodganj, Dharamshala

The Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) is an international film festival that seeks to promote contemporary art and independent cinema in the Himalayan region by showcasing the best of recent Indian and world cinema, including fiction and documentaries amongst others. The festival aims at creating an open forum where filmmakers and film-lovers can interact in an informal and meaningful way. The event will also help in promoting intercultural exchange that will bring local Indians and Tibetans together under one roof, to not only to watch the films, but also to organise the festival.

This year, Dharamshala International Film Festival 2020 (DIFF) will make its first appearance in the beautiful town of McLeodganj, Dharamshala. The first edition of the festival will screen more than 20 feature films, and documentaries from across the world. In addition, panel discussions and master classes will also be organised, where filmmakers from India and overseas will address the gathering.

Around 22 films to be shown at the Dharamshala International Film Festival have been announced so far, more are expected to be round the corner. Highlights of those lined-up are:

- Senna by Asif Kapadia
- Summer Pasture by Lynn True, Nelson Walker and Tsering Perlo
- 5 Broken Cameras by Emat Burnat and Guy Davidi
- Nostalgia For The Light by Patricio Guzman
- ½ Revolution by Karim El Hakim and Omar Shargawi
- My Reincarnation by Jennifer Fox

Feature Film
- Shanghai by Dibakar Banerjee
- Bunohan (Return To Murder) by Dain Said
- Miss Lovely by Ashim Ahluwalia
- Oka! by Lavinia Currier
- Fable Of The Fish by Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.
- Gattu by Rajan Khosa


The main venue of the Dharamshala International Film Festival is the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA). Re-screenings, panel discussions and master classes will be held at other smaller venues like the Club House and the Tibetan Day School.


Tickets for all film screenings will be available at the festival venues. The ticket prices are as follows:
Festival Pass - Rs 600
Individual Ticket - Rs 50
Opening and Closing Night Ticket - Rs 100
Students can avail student discounts on all tickets. Tickets can also be booked online from 10 October.
So be there to witness an intercultural milieu through the medium of cinema.....

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