Kolkata International Film Festival

Film in Kolkata (Calcutta)

This week-long festival of Indian and international cinema is one of the biggest events in Kolkata's cultural calendar. Featuring a fine selection of commercial, art-house and documentary films in diverse languages, the gala is centred around the multiscreen Nandan Complex in the town centre, but also involves several other venues around the city.

Showcasing some of the best films produced in India in Bengali, English, Hindi and other local languages, the festival provides a sneak peak into contemporary film-making in the country. Also included as part of special programs are works by noted directors, a selection of films from featured countries and numerous interactions with film personalities.