IFFLA's 13th film festival presentation at Los Angeles' Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood

The 13th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is taking place at Arclight Hollywood April 8-12 celebrating some of the best recent Indian films produced around the world.

The festival is widely recognized as the premiere showcase of groundbreaking Indian cinema and this year, the program is most impressive as ever. The 19 films in the slate reflects the rich diversity of Indian cinema, as well as the future of Indian filmmaking, with cutting-edge filmmakers bringing their acclaimed films to Los Angeles. In fact, many of the films have been making waves at top-tier festival around the world, such as Cannes, Berlin, and Sundance.

Highlights include: the Los Angeles premiere of Academy Award-winner Danis Tanović's latest feature film TIGERS, a political thriller about a salesman taking on a multinational pharmaceutical corporation guilty of marketing a baby formula that caused hundreds of infant deaths; MISS INDIA AMERICA, the story of a woman's plan to win the crown after her boyfriend runs off with the former Miss India America; JAI HO, a documentary feature on one of the greatest musicians in the world, A.R. Rahman; and the world premiere of ONE CRAZY THING, featuring BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Brit’ winner Ray Panthaki and Daisy Bevan (THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY) in a comedic story about a man who meets the girl of his dreams, but struggles to find a way to tell her how he became an internet sensation after a leaked sex tape.

The Opening and Closing night red-carpet galas: Shlok Sharma’s debut feature film HARAAMKHOR, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and produced by Anurag Kashyap (Gangs of Wasseypur) and Guneet Monga (The Lunchbox), will open the festival as a world premiere. Nagesh Kukunoor’s DHANAK (RAINBOW) will feature as the Closing Night film, fresh from its world premiere at the 2015 Berlinale where it won Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for best feature-length film.

For schedules, tickets and other details, please go to www.indianfilmfestival.org