RHYTHM VILLAGE: 3:00PM onwards, April 12
Rhythm Village in the ArcLight courtyard will be jamming with live performances from 3pm onwards, featuring Doc bLAdez, MKM Bollystars, Varishini Muralikrishnan and The Spring Nectar Academy, Aalok Mehta & Robin Sukadia, and a special unplugged session by Aditya Kalyanpur and Kunal Gunjal in the IFFLA Lounge. Don’t miss these amazing free performances presented by Rukus Avenue!
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IFFLA weekend highlight: Shorts & Docs
Saturday’s films and Rhythm Village performances
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JPHORING: 4:00PM, April 12
Indranil Roychowdhury crafts an utterly beautiful coming-of-age story that is not to be missed. In the words of Mike Dougherty, our Director of Programming, “If you’re coming to IFFLA and you’re not going to see PHORING, then you’re not doing IFFLA right!”
FAITH CONNECTIONS: 4:15PM, April 12
Experience the might and the awe of the Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest spiritual gathering in the world, while also getting to know the human stories of the people who come to wash away their sins.
FANDRY: 7:00PM, April 12
Nagraj Manjule’s powerful debut film has been receiving universal acclaim in India. This sensitive love story between a Dalit boy and an upper-caste girl will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.
BRAHMIN BULLS: 9:15PM, April 12
Under the deft hand of director Mahesh Pailoor, this tender story of lost opportunities and second-chances between a father and son comes vividly to life.
MONSOON SHOOTOUT (BOLLYWOOD BY NIGHT): 10:00PM, April 12
Kick back and toast the weekend with this fun and fierce noir thriller, starring the unmissable Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Geetanjali Thapa.
Join us in our celebrations as we wrap up another successful year of festival!
SHORTS II: 12:00PM, April 13
Your final chance to see SHORTS II, featuring critically acclaimed and award-winning short films ranging from an animated music video celebrating the voices and cultures of India, to an absurdist, hilarious half-hour short about a professional fly-swatter.
SHEPHERDS OF PARADISE: 1:45PM, April 13
Our final documentary offering must be seen on the big screen to be truly experienced. Marvel in the breathtaking vistas of Jammu and Kashmir, while becoming intimately connected with the nomadic herder Gafoor, and his unbelievable story.
ANTHONY BOURDAIN PARTS UNKNOWN: 2:30PM, April 13
Join us for a FREE preview screening of the new season of the Emmy® award-winning series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, as Bourdain dives into the ever-changing state of Punjab with a trip to Amritsar. Reserve your tickets now!
JADOO (CLOSING NIGHT GALA): 7:00PM, April 13
What better way to celebrate the end of another amazing year than with this hilarious and heartwarming film that will leave you hungry for delicious Indian food. Buy your Closing Night Gala tickets now to join us after the film for dinner and reception at Nirvana-Bombay Palace in Beverly Hills!
FFLA + TAJ Travel Auction: Bid On Your Getaway Today!
Head over to our Auction Desk on the 2nd floor of ArcLight Hollywood, right by the IFFLA Lounge, to bid on three unbeatable luxury hotel packages courtesy of Taj Hotels. Enjoy a two-night stay at The Pierre in New York City or Taj Campton Place in San Francisco, or four nights at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai. The bidding starts at just $600. Treat yourself to a luxury getaway in the most vibrant cities in the world for an unbeatable price. Be sure to stop by the IFFLA Lounge to place your bid! Contact Divya Kohli for more info.
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