MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The India International FIlm Festival of Tampa Bay is dedicated to providing a platform for increased awareness of Indian cinema and culture by to the community by promoting films and industry professionals representing the diversity of India.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Over 35,000 people of Indian origin call Tampa bay their home. It is one of the fastest growing demographic and contributes approximately 3 billion dollars in revenue through diverse business fields such as Healthcare, IT, Retail, Hospitality, Real Estate and Manufacturing.
One field that plays a vital role in connecting this community and engaging others is films. India is one of the world’s largest makers of films producing over a thousand films annually in several languages. These films are widely viewed and enjoyed in over 80 different markets worldwide.
With the IIFF we hope to bring the community and business together through this medium of films, while providing a platform for independent film-makers to showcase their efforts.
The 4th Annual India International Film Festival (IIFF) of Tampa Bay will take place from February 15-17, 2013 in Tampa, FL. This three day festival will open with a main feature presentation and opening night gala, followed by a variety of feature films, short films, and documentaries from different genres.