Hummingbird International Film Festival
Kolkata, West Bengal

Hummingbird International Film Festival

Hummingbird International Film Festival

The Hummingbird International Film Festival, launched in 2021, is a platform for independent short films from across the world. The films screened range from fiction and documentary to animation and video art. There is also a section dedicated to LGBTQ-centric cinema. Awards are given out in each of these categories as well as for Best Cinematography and Best Direction.

A total of 90 films from 35 countries were screened at the inaugural 2021 edition. They included such award-winning and acclaimed titles as Censor Of Dreams (France), I Am Afraid To Forget Your Face (Egypt, France), In The Shadow Of The Pines (Canada), Kalsubai (India), Swingin’ (Taiwan) and Tala’vision (Germany and Jordan).

Talks on subjects such as Women from Cinema’s Backstage and LGBTQ Narratives and Notions were streamed online during the festival. Filmmakers Debashis Sen Sharma, Shameem Akhtar and Sridhar Rangayan were among those who were part of the event.

The second edition of the festival is scheduled for October 2022.

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How To Get There

How to Reach Kolkata
1. By Air: The Kolkata international airport, better known as the Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, is located at Dumdum. It connects Kolkata with all the major cities of the country as well as the world.

2. By Rail: The Howrah and Sealdah railway stations are the two major railheads situated in the city. Both these stations are well connected to all the important cities of the country.

3. By Road: The West Bengal state buses and various private buses travel to and from different parts of the country at a reasonable cost. Some places near Kolkata are Sunderbans (112 km), Puri (495 km), Konark (571 km) and Darjeeling (624 km).
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Facilities

  • Eco-friendly
  • Family-friendly
  • Gendered toilets
  • Non-smoking
  • Pet-friendly

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair access

Items & Accessories to Carry

1. Loose and airy cotton clothes with long sleeves to tackle the hot weather.

2. An umbrella, if you happen to get caught in a sudden shower.

3. A sturdy water bottle.

4. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate.

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