5-6 April 2025


Aravali International Film Festival is named after Aravali, a mountain range in the northwestern part of India, running approximately 692 km in south-west direction, starting near Delhi, passing through southern Haryana and Rajasthan, and ending in Gujarat. Aravali is the oldest range of fold mountains in India Many famous towns are located in this geographic area including the capital of India depicting a wide spectrum of cultural diversity.
This festival aims to capture all the beauties of this cultural diversity along with international cinema.

We invite all filmmakers especially the independent filmmakers and film lovers to the world of cinematic excellence at the Aravali International Film Festival. Since 2020, our festival has been managed by professionals who are passionate about the art of filmmaking. What makes us stand out is our panel of judges/jury members, who represent diverse backgrounds from various parts of the world. These experts evaluate and rank the films submitted, turning our festival into a highly competitive platform for filmmakers. In addition, we provide a range of enriching experiences, including workshops and masterclasses taught by industry veterans and participating filmmakers.

We are proud to collaborate with Alliance Française de Delhi and offer monthly screenings of top-tier films to elevate the cultural experience for our audience. The monthly screening is followed by a 2-days annual event. The 6th edition of the event is planned for 5-6 April 2025. If you have a film project ready to showcase or the work in progress expected to complete before the final deadline, feel free to submit.

Picture Gallery

Video Gallery

Glimpses | 4th edition of Aravali International Film Festival |2023| Alliance Francaise de Delhi|

Awards Ceremony | Aravali International Film Festival 2023 |

Stephane Amalir |Director | Alliance Francaise de Delhi | Brice Blanloeil | I'll be There AIFF 2023

A Traditoinal Qawwali | Virender Negi Rahi | Aravali International Film Festival| Awards Ceremony

A Music Concert | Virender Negi Rahi | Awards Ceremony | Aravai International Film Festival 2023

Dr Avnish Rajvanshi |Director| Aravali International Film Festival | Speech| Awards Ceremony |

Opinions and Perspectives| Aravali International Film Festival | Alliance Francaise de Delhi | 2023

Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank | Speech| Aravali International Film Festival | Awards Ceremony |2023

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Our Team

Keyuri Shah

She is a known Bollywood actress based in Mumbai with around 2 dozen films to her credit. She started as a theater artiste and has done many short films, commercials, fashion modelling for many brands and print shoots. She has acted as a lead actress  in a number of regional language feature films in India.

Marianna Giacomel

She was born and lived in Italy where she studied foreign literature. In 2018 she moved to The Hague with her family. Lover of reading, visual arts and music, especially jazz. “Working for The International Film Festival The Hague, Aravali International Film Festival and Sheffield Global Cinema Festival gives me the opportunity to combine my passion for films with being part of a team in an environment that highlights the multiculturalism, a characteristic of The Hague, the city where I chose to live and where I want to play an active role.

Sonu Shiva

She is a Professor of English in Dungar College, Bikaner, India. She has 25 yrs of teaching and research experience. She is a film critic and has traveled to Europe and Southeast Asia to deliver lectures. She has done a language assessment course from the University of Maryland and Baltimore County. Eleven scholars have completed PhD under her supervision. Her areas of interest are ELT, Diasporic literature, Film studies, gender studies.

Tahere Peyvaste

Tahere has more than 10 years of experience in the production and set design of Irani films. She is also associated with an Irani film distribution company for the past few years.

Official Selections

Finalist Films

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