Veteran star Shabana Azmi will be hoisting the Indian flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) on August 12, in commemoration of the Independence Day weekend in the country.
The winners of the prestigious IFFM 2023 Awards will be announced during the festival, at their annual gala night on August 11, 2023.
This year, IFFM screened over 60 films in more than 20 languages, including Vijay Sethupathi's Super Deluxe and Bulbul Can Sing.
The International Film Festival of India 2018 will be held in Goa from November 20-28.
On 22 August, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne closed amidst much pomp and splendour.
Advani spoke at a panel discussion on 'Changing Landscape and Future of Cinema' at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.
Minister of Arts and Culture Martin Foley announced the start of the festival at a press conference.
This year's IFFM is packed with events such as Q&As, panel discussions, an awards night, a dance competition and a flag hoisting. The festival will continue till August 22
Gali Guliyan (In the Shadows) directed by Dipesh Jain has been selected to be screened at the festival this year.