Celebrate the diverse cinema of contemporary India, at Melbourne's newest film festival.
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SBS Movies

8 Jun 2012 - 3:45 PM  UPDATED 27 Feb 2014 - 12:29 PM

The first annual Indian Film Festival of Melbourne features a broad selection of 40 films from contemporary Indian cinema, from Bengali arthouse films to Hindi blockbusters.

Watch this fascinating interview with festival ambassador, superstar Vidya Balan, as she talks about her roles in Kahaani and The Dirty Picture, and discusses her unique perspective on the opportunities for women in contemporary Indian cinema.

 

 

 

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne runs from June 11 - 22 at Melbourne Central and Chadstone. The full screening program is available here.

 

SBS MOVIES REVIEWS - THE INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF MELBOURNE

 

KAHAANI
A tense thriller in which Vidya Balan plays a heavily pregnant woman who returns to India from Europe and leanrs that her husband has vanished without a trace.
READ Kahaani review

 

DELHI BELLY
A medical stool sample gets swapped for diamonds in this filthy comedy hit.
READ Delhi Belly

 

THE DIRTY PICTURE
A make-up girl turns into the most wanted screen heroine of the early '80s.
READ The Dirty Picture

 

RA. ONE
A video game villain with artificial intelligence enters the real world.
READ Ra.One review

 

AGNEEPATH
A man's life is changed forever when his father is murdered.
READ Agneepath review


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