**We do not except Films Between 30-50 minutes **

Banaras Film Festival is the perfect platform to display the capabilities and creativity of filmmakers.

We are looking for anything and everything impactful. ranging from goofy comedies to eye opening documentaries to nail biting dramas. Our goal is to discover the films that were made on weekends, breaks, and in between classes; as well as bring student filmmakers, friends and family together.

2023 will mark the 5th annual Banaras Film Festival. Festival will screen its first selection of feature films and short film on 15 may 2023 in Holy city Banaras on the bank of Maa Ganga.

The main Award for BFF is "Golden Rudraksha Award" which is given to best entertainer film of any length.

*** Golden Rudraksha Award *** - Special best entertainer film
Four more Award will be given to feature & short length films
*Best International Feature Film
*Best Indian Feature Film
*Best international Short Film
*Best Indian Short Film

Banaras Film Festival welcomes feature-length works and shorts.
- All films must be submitted by 10TH December 2022
- All feature films must be more than 50 minutes
- All Short films must be 1-30 minutes.
- There is no restriction to the subject of the film
- Stock music must have proper credit given to the artist.
- By submitting to the Banaras Film Festival you hereby grant the Banaras Film Festival
the right to Screen your Film in film festival.

** all films will be eligible to Golden Rudraksha Award **

Overall Rating
  • Thank You for select our Film for program!
    Happy to be a part of this Festival!

    December 2021
  • Your selection gives us strength and courage for the future.
    Thanks and all well wishes.

    Sohan Lal

    November 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your lovely response

  • Ramakrishna B

    Thanks for your encouragement and keep up the good work team!

    March 2020
  • 도회 박

    It`s the best film festival in the world !!!

    March 2020
  • Shaun Hume

    Apparently my film “Wakefulness” was selected, but I didn’t hear a peep from anyone from the festival after the fact ...

    January 2020
    Response from festival:

    May we know your film name?