MEDIA ALERT – Film Festival to Bring Attention to Growing Opportunities for Bollywood Film Industry

April 24, 2018 (Atlanta, GA) – The inaugural Atlanta Indian Film Festival will be held on May 11-12, 2018 at the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA with an aim to bring attention to the growing opportunity for the Indian film industry (Bollywood).

WHAT: 2018 Atlanta Film Festival

WHEN: May 11-12, 2018

WHERE: Historic Academy of Medicine (GA Tech); 875 West Peachtree St. NW; Atlanta, GA 30339

TIME: Friday, May 11, 2018, 4 – 10 PM; Saturday, May 12, 3- 10 PM


May 11 (Friday)

Reception = 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Tara Versus – English (21 min) = 6:30 pm to 6:41 pm
Panel Discussion with Ayesha Ninan = 6:41 pm to 7:00 pm
Nude – Marathi – English Subtitles (110 min) = 7:30 pm to 9:10 pm
Panel Discussion with Ravi Jadhav = 9:10 pm to 9:45 pm

May 12 (Saturday)

Ondu Motteya Kathe – Kannada – English Subtitles (124 min) = 3:30 pm to 5:34 pm
Panel Discussion with Raj Shetty = 5:34 pm to 6:00 pm
House for Sale – English (18 min) = 7:00 pm to 7:18 pm
Panel Discussion with Eisha Marjara = 7:18 to 7:30 PM
Margarita with a Straw – Hindi/English (100 min) = 7:45 pm to 9:25 pm
Panel Discussion with Shonali Bose via Skype = 9:30 pm to 9:45 pm


WHO: Hosted by the Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (GIACC), in partnership with ICA Institute, Atlanta Film Festival, New York Indian Film Festival and the Office of the Consulate General of India.

WHY: The film festival aims to attract the Indian film industry and its professionals to seek out and make Georgia a production hub for its movies and television projects.

About the Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce: The Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce protects, develops, encourages, promotes and fosters trade, business, financial or professional interests and commercial relations between India and the United States, including specifically Georgia.