Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival
Kolkata, West Bengal

Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival

Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival

The annual Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, launched in 2003, showcases short fiction films from across the world, with a maximum running time of 30 minutes. An average of 90 fiction titles, including animations, are shown every year. The programme occasionally features masterclasses and workshops.

Organised by Kalpanirjhar Foundation in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata, the festival has a competition section; awards are given out for the two best Indian films. The 20th edition of the Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival was held between 07 and 10 December 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.

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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Covid Safety

  • Masks mandatory
  • Only fully vaccinated attendees allowed
  • Sanitiser booths
  • Socially distanced

Items and Accessories to Carry

1. Kolkata in December is pleasant and dry. Light woolens are recommended.

2. A study water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations.

3. COVID packs: Sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate at the bare minimum are objects you should keep handy.

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About Kalpanirjhar Foundation

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Kalpanirjhar Foundation

Established in 2001, the Kalpanirjhar Foundation is “committed to developing a democratic platform for the study…

Contact Details
Phone No 9874339898
Address Block-V, Flat 50, 28/1A Gariahat Road, Kolkata 700029

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