London Indian Film Festival (18th-25th July)


The Indian Film Festival returns to London for a fourth year, showcasing the best in Indian cinema from the directors putting non-Bollywood Indian cinema on the map.

Fresh from critical acclaim in Cannes, the festival will open with the UK premiere of Amit Kumar’s ‘Monsoon Shootout’ and will close with the UK premiere of ‘Bombay Talkies’ (Karan Johar). Both films will be followed by exclusive Q&As with their directors.

Monsoon Shootout

A dark cop thriller with multiple narratives – “Dirty Harry meets Sliding Doors” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.

Bombay Talkies

This homage to 100 years of Indian cinema compiles four short films by Indian directors. Think of it as your introduction to Indian cinema.

This year the Indian Film Festival is also taking their programme on tour, showing films in Glasgow (GFT) and in Bradford (National Media Museum).

For the full programme and ticket bookings, visit the website HERE.

Flossie Topping is the former Editor-in-Chief of Critics Associated (2013-2015). She has an MA in Film Theory and an MA in Online Journalism. She has written for Screen International, Grolsch Film Works, Universal Film Magazine, The London Film Review, Best for Film, Next Projection, Metropolitan, Don't Panic and The Ealing Gazette.