We have handpicked a list of few film festivals in 2016 that every delhiites must attend:
1. Delhi International Film Festival
The festival is acclaimed as a leading film festival in India. Started in 2012,the festival is conducted by The Social Circle in association with Govt of National Capital Territory of Delhi NDMC and Delhi Tourism.
The festival during its seven days is graced by many eminent personalities from the field of films, politics and fashion. It’s a no fee film festival and its submissions are opened annually.
Festival Website: http://www.delhiinternationalfilmfestival.com/
2. Woodpecker International Film Festival
The first edition of the festival was organised in 2013 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. WIFF aims to promote films, documentaries and advertisements focusing on socially pertinent themes.
Along with the film festival they also conduct seminars, conferences, workshops and master classes to help independent filmmakers. The 4th annual edition of the festival was organised from Sept 15-18 at New Delhi, India.
Festival Website: http://www.woodpeckerfilmfestival.in/index.php
3. Jagran Film Festival
The festival which is held across 16 towns, started since the last 6 years. The festival screens films across genres from around the globe.
The festival is charted among one of the best film festivals in delhi and stands as a showcasing platform to promote the independent film movement. The festival is held every year in july at Delhi.
Festival Website: http://jagranfilmfestival.co.in/
4. Filmycon Film Festival
Filmycon film festival is one of the recently launched film festival but held as one of the best film festivals in delhi. This short film festival stands to revolutionize the mainstream by giving the talents a fighting chance to show their skills and raise the bar higher.
The festival allows the screening of short films, as well as documentary films. Entries for Filmycon open Film Festival are now open.
Festival Website: http://www.filmycon.com/
5. Women’s Director International Film Festival
The Annual Women’s Director International Film Festival (WDIFF) is one of the best international and arts festivals dedicated to women. The mission of this film festival (WDIFF) is to empower women’s artistic vision internationally.
Every year they have been receiving film entries in the categories of short film, feature film and documentary film.
Festival Website: http://www.wdiff.org/
6. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
Started in the year 2012 by Miniboxoffice, the festival is acclaimed as a leading short film festival in India with successful 2012,2013,2014 & 2015 editions.
The festival objective is to boost-up the short film market by showcasing best short films of 2016 and providing exhibition platform to short filmmakers. 5th DSIFF is held on 6th Nov 2016
Festival Website: http://miniboxoffice.com/delhishortsinternationalfilmfestival/