International Cultural Film Festival at New York City

The “International Cultural Film Festival” at New York City is an avenue to celebrate cultural diversity through the lens of the art of film making, while highlighting the finest films from renowned film-makers as well as upcoming new expertise from around the globe. Striving to establish an immense global film making network, ICFF invites everyone to learn about and appreciate authentic local cultures and the value of cultural diversity in film. We are trying to align the vision and mission of the “World Culture Forum” in order to promote film-makers from all over the world to engage in this event aiming to unfold the science and emotion behind cinema and make it accessible to the audiences far and wide, while expanding Indian cinema and culture. The event is in line with the objective to feature great cinema of global filmmakers vastly and at the same time providing a network while introducing the current bearings of cinema to the participants. The goal of the festival is also to enable independent film-makers to reach out to the audience which promotes their growth and is a premium movie going experience for the audience as well. Accordingly, this festival offers premier showcase openings for talented filmmakers and artists and compliments masters and achievers from all walks of life. Such events also bring countries closer by building bridges to enable cross-cultural exchanges, social understanding, allowing the flow of creativity. It is a unique means for bridging the communication channels between distant places and a helping hand at the frontline of an increasingly polarised world. We come forward to celebrate a global platform by joining hands to collude with a multitude of film festivals by offering support across the world.

We have created awards in order to shine light on exceptional cinema across the globe which seeks harmony through culture.

They are as follows::

Best Narrative Feature

Best Director

Best Cinematography

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actress

Best Original Score

Best Editing

Best Original Screenplay

Best Film

Best Producer

Lifetime Achievement award

Best Documentary

Best Production Design

Jury Culture Award

Literary Excellence

Best Critique

Ultimately, film festivals aren’t just about the films; they also comprise ideals that facilitate film-makers and a diverse audience to share their ideas with allowing the flow of creativity and imagination which is necessary. Furthermore, films are a platform to promote cultural diversity as well a meeting point for people across different areas of the globe to come together.

“For me, filmmaking combines everything. That’s the reason I’ve made cinema my life’s work. In films, painting and literature, theatre and music come together. But a film is still a film.”

Akira Kurosawa