The Competition category for DEAF Films that was implemented in IIDFF to encourage DEAF Filmmakers a strong presence. The various sections under which the films are categorized for screening in IIDFF are DEAF Films and Non-Voice Film (Make by Hearing ) in International Cinema, Country Focus, and Retrospective.

The festival’s presence is felt on the web, social network sites, TV and FM radio apart from the print medium. The curtain-raiser events like press meet, opening and closing ceremonies, gala cultural shows, DEAF Film Forum Panel Discussions, Exclusive ‘Red Carpet’ evening screenings for an invited audience etc., all studded with film celebrities from international, national and popular regional cinema who will dazzle in the film festival.

Preparation for The INDIA INTERNATIONAL DEAF FILM FESTIVAL began in 2018 with a proposal from K. Murali to the DEAF LEADERS FOUNDATION WITH Directorate of Film Festival , at Chennai, Tamil Nadu from 27th to 29th January 2023. Upon approval, a committee was formed to begin the initial planning. The committee consists of members from the faculty, staff, students and community.

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Overall Rating
  • I don't think its a real festival

    March 2019

    Sorry, I can't tell you about this festival..I am not attend that event..because... फेस्टीवल के बारे में जब मैंने आॅर्गनायजर (Organizer) को पुछा तब उन्होंने कुछ Respons नहीं दिया।

    January 2017
  • Vamshikrishna Kandukuri

    It is Good film festival

    January 2017
  • Perica Antov

    It was an amazing Festival. I was in the Official Selection with my Film "The dance of Mara"
    The communication with the Festival President was very nice :-)

    January 2017