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7th Art Independent International Film Festival is envisaged by the multiple state, national and international award-winning filmmaker Venu Nair. It is an international live screening monthly film festival with an annual Gala event envisioned to push the boundaries of filmmaking.
“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”
Gandalf, Lord of the Rings
7thArt Independent International Film Festival is an international live screening monthly film festival with an annual gala event envisaged to push the boundaries of filmmaking. Our aim is to promote filmmakers with a unique vision by showcasing it to a large audience. Getting recognition is increasingly difficult for independent filmmakers in this world of the content boom, which is why our mission is to carefully consider and select a wide range of films and present them to the indie film-loving crowd. We are dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of independent films. We showcase the art and power of storytelling worldwide and gather communities to share diverse cultures, viewpoints, and conversations.
Every season, the selected works will be screened and the winners will be awarded digital laurel, certificate, and trophy. The BEST OF THE BEST of every season from July 2021 to August 2022 will be automatically nominated for the prestigious GOLDEN CONCH AWARD. The winner shall be bestowed with the award at the gala event at Lenin Cinemas at the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city on 5th and 6th September. All the annual award winning films put together shall receive prize money worth 1,00,000 INR. Each winning film shall also receive a trophy and a citation as well.
We support and nurture emerging independent filmmakers and their stories from around the world. We build a trusted community of filmmakers interested in making a difference.
We introduce the work of risk-taking storytellers and filmmakers. We challenge ourselves to discover and develop independent artists and audiences. We are a platform for artists to present their works to the global audiences.