South Asian Short Film Festival is the biggest Short Fiction and Documentary Film Festival in Eastern India. The festival is organized by the Federation of Film Societies of India (Eastern Region) which is going to take place in Nandan, Kolkata from 23-31 March, 2019. The first edition of the festival had witnessed a great enthusiasm and appreciation from Film Makers, Critics and Audiences. A total 179 short features and documentaries were showcased in the 1st edition.

1. Satyajit Ray Gold and Silver Awards for the Best and 2nd Best Documentaries.
2. Ritwik Ghatak Gold and Silver Awards for the Best and 2nd Best Short Fictions.

* Short Fictions (Maximum 40 Minutes) and Documentaries (Maximum 70 Minutes) made after 1st January 2016 in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Maldives are eligible. Films must be subtitled in English.
* One can submit more than one Entry, but separate submission form should be filled up for each Entry with separate Entry Fee, Consent Letter and other attachments.
* Films available in YouTube or any other Web Platform are also eligible, if not submitted already for the SASFF 2018.
* Films submitted in SASFF 2018 are not eligible under any circumstances.

Overall Rating
  • Tathagata Ghosh

    An amazing festival which loves the films and the filmmakers! Loved every bit of it!

    April 2019
  • Milan Poudel

    One of the minimal and feel good festival at the heart of Calcutta. Thank you SASFF. I would love to attend the festival in future also.

    April 2019
  • Riya Mukherjee

    What a wonderful, inclusive festival, with an aim to give as much screen time to film makers as possible, rather than find reasons to exclude or reject. Truly a festival made and curated by serious film aficionados. Being selected, and winning, at SASFF, was an honour and a privilege.

    April 2019