Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) is one of Nepal's premier film events. Started in 2018, NIFF was founded to celebrate various forms of storytelling and narratives from all over the world.

NIFF 2020, the 3rd iteration of the event which was recently concluded, focused on activities like film screenings, workshops, seminars and various discourses and interactions. 70+ films in 5 categories, a collection of industry activities under NIFF 2020 Forum and Forum Special Feature @ NIFF 2020.

#NIFF2020 Awards for the feature film and shorts / documentary film programs have been announced, and information can be accessed at:

For feature film programs >>

For short / documentary film programs >>

NIFF 2021 Eligibility rules and criteria are being updated, and will be added on filmfreeway shortly.

Overall Rating
  • Viraf Kekobad

    We are deeply honoured that our multi award winning documentary MISSION SAFEER...37 DAYS TO FREEDOM was officially selected by your esteemed festival.
    We are delighted that our documentary about this real life humanitarian mission was screened at your festival thereby creating awareness with Nepali audiences.
    Many thanks to the festival organizers for their prompt communication and invitation to attend the festival.
    We encourage independent film makers to submit their work to this festival and wish you a grand success for future events.

    March 2020
  • marwa kamel

    it was amazing festival prophetical team
    very nice movies

    March 2020
  • Llewellyn Michael Bates

    it's a great breath of fresh air to work with such a great festival. I couldn't go to Nepal but they really made me feel included and communicated super well well worth the fee :)

    February 2020
  • It has been a real pleasure to have been part of the Official selection of this great Festival !!! We wanted to attend, but finally we could not for work reasons. Good luck to this festival that loves author cinema and independent cinema! Thanks from my heart!!!

    February 2020
  • Such an incredible festival, very reliable and respectable people, excellent communication from the very beginning. We are very proud that our short film Go Back Forward has been included in the official selection 2020 . Thank you

    February 2020