We are a film society dedicated to showcasing and providing a platform for thought-provoking, innovative, and compelling films from around the world, many of which might otherwise have not been widely heard of.

Our events take place in unique spaces in and around Kolkata and for one time only.

We are dedicated to bringing the best of world cinema to Kolkata and beyond! As a non-profit organization, we rely on the support of our members and partners to continue providing a platform for films that deserve a screen. The Independent Film Society aims to serve the following purposes:

• To promote alternative films and emerging directors

• To promote international film and culture, and bring about cultural exchange

• To establish a multicultural dialogue among members belonging to diverse cultures, religions, and nationalities.

We organize exciting and unique film events that promote thought-provoking indie, avant-garde, classic, or alternative cinema from around the world. We are an organization which takes pride in showcasing independent and alternative cinema in and around Kolkata, as well as championing new, innovative filmmaking talents. One of our central aims is to establish a multicultural dialogue among members of diverse cultures in Kolkata and beyond.