Indie Meme’s 5th Annual Film Festival will go virtual in May. The decision was unanimously taken by the Board to showcase the best of South Asian cinema online over two weekends, May 1-3 & May 8-10, 2020. The aim is to provide the Indie Meme community the opportunity to see many of the films painstakingly curated for IMFF2020 in a safe way.
The Virtual Indie Meme Festival 2020 will present all films on a digital platform for registered members, followed by discussions with filmmakers and, or the cast and crew. The festival welcomes international filmmakers including Prakash Saini, Priya Krishnaswamy, Prateek Vats, Tanuja Chandra and Bhaskar Hazarika, amongst others for an online post screening interaction with the audience.
Over 10 fiction and documentary films along with short films will be included in the virtual festival of which many have won multiple international nominations and awards. The Tale of Rising Rani won Best Indie Feature at the Oniros Film Award (Family/Children Film), The Orphanage, bagged Best Film at the Reykjavik International Film Festival, Aamis was nominated for the Best International Narrative Feature- Tribeca and Eeb Allay Ooo was awarded the Golden Gateway award for Best Film at the Mumbai Film Festival. For complete official selection & more information about each film visit: https://www.indiememe.org/imff2020-films
Virtual IMFF is free for all Indie Meme members. Registration is required for members to receive details on how to attend the virtual festival: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-imff-2020-tickets-102926706550
Schedule updates will be posted on: https://www.facebook.com/indiememefilmfestival/
To experience the diverse flavors of South Asian cinema become a member here: http:// https://www.indiememe.org/membership. Separate badges or tickets will not be sold for this event.
PRESS INTERVIEWS with filmmakers are available by phone and IP including Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp, and Google Hangouts – the next best thing to meeting in person.
At Indie Meme, the community comes first. Your virtual experience will be similar to a real Indie Meme screening from the comfort of your own home. The team at Virtual Indie Meme look forward to sharing this unique experience together. Get your popcorn, sit back and enjoy Virtual IMFF 2020.
For the latest developments, visit the official site (IMFF2020) of the Indie Meme Film Festival http://indiememe.org.
IMFF 2020 is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin, Economic Development Department.