Call for Entries: Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival

The indigenous Film Archive is pleased to bring another edition of Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival (NIIFF-2013). This is the 7th edition of NIIFF which has been scheduled for four days from April 25-28, 2013.

The focus of this year’s Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival (NIIFF) 2013 is ‘Equal Access and Participation of Indigenous Peoples in Media’.


Films meeting the following criteria will be eligible for the entry.

1.       Films made after January 1, 2009 along with completed film entry form.

2.       The subjects and storyline of the film should be centered on theme and should portray positive message about Indigenous youth and their contribution in the indigenous society.


Films made by indigenous or non indigenous or both will be accepted but subject should be centered on indigenous issues, knowledge and culture. Or, the films possessing indigenous content will be accepted for the festival.

NIIFF 2012 was great success because of all your support and 8 international filmmakers visited during the festival to speak during the conference, or as  juries, or present their films. Taiwan Indigenous Television (TITV) members had attended the NIIFF’12 festival. We entirely rely on you for the successful festival of this year as well. Please forward this email to your friends who would like to participate in our festival.

Moreover, TITV will select films for “NIIFF in TITV” from Selected films of NIIFF 2013. Taiwan Indigenous Television (TITV) will broadcast the selected films on their channel and pay US $ 500/- dollars to US $ 2,000/- dollars according to the genre, length and director of the film.

Please feel free to contact us if you require further information.

Organized By:
Indigenous Film Archive(IFA)
P.O. Box: 10487
Anamnagar – 32 , Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: 977 – 1 – 4102577
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