A magical film festival in Dharamshala!

Imagine watching films with like-minded folks in the middle of the mountains. Sounds pretty amazing, right? That is how people enjoy the Dharamshala International Film Festival every year.

The Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) is held annually in McLeod Ganj, a quaint town in the foothills of the Himalaya. The DIFF is a celebration of the creative spirits and a way for filmmakers and film lovers to interact in an intimate and creative way, through the means of films. After seven successful years, the DIFF brings a list of promising independent cinemas you just cannot miss.

Wondering what's in store for you?

This 4-day long film festival is aimed at creating a common platform for filmmakers to showcase their skills. With about 25 contemporary features and documentaries, along with a selection of short films, animation films, and experimental films - the DIFF is all ready to bring the magic to the screen. This specially curated list of the best independent cinemas will keep the audience entertained throughout the festival. Not only this, along with the screenings, there are many interesting events such as Q & A with filmmakers, panel discussions and masterclasses that help you get an insight into the filmmaker’s mindset.

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About the Dharamshala International Film Festival:

Started in 2012 by two filmmakers - Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam, both residents of Dharamshala, as a mean to give the local community a platform for good alternative cinema. DIFF is presented by White Crane Arts & Media Trust, an organization that promotes contemporary art, cinema and independent media practices in the Himalayan areas of India.

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