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Indie Meme Film Festival 2022

*This is not a Texas Folklife event*


Location: Austin Film Society Cinema (6259 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752)


Description: The 2022 Indie Meme Film Festival is a hybrid event, bringing 35+ acclaimed South Asian films to Austin, Texas through a combination of theatrical & virtual screenings, Q&As, mixers, and filmmaker events. With films spanning 10 countries and 15+ languages, the 7th Indie Meme Film Festival is an unmissable event for all fans of world cinema. This weekend, April 14th - 17th, the in-person festival will take place at AFS Cinema. The virtual festival, streaming April 22nd - 24th,  will bring second screenings of many of our in-person favorites, as well as fresh, virtual-exclusive features and short programs. 


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TXF Recommended Screenings



India  I 110  mins I Drama, Coming of Age I 2021 I Gujarati w/ English subtitles

Fri. April 15th, 2022 @ 6:15 PM at AFS Cinema (in-person only) 

Tribeca 2021 - 'Audience Award' Winner (2nd Place)

A mischievous nine-year-old boy, Samay, gets into the habit of visiting the rundown local movie theater, against his father’s wishes. Samay’s fascination with movies inspires him and his friends to start their own secret screening operation, but when the 35mm theater’s future is threatened, they must struggle to maintain their new connection to cinema. 

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India  I 118  mins I Drama I 2021 I Hindi w/ English
Sat. April 16th, 2022 @ 10:30 AM at AFS Cinema
Streaming April 22-24, Eventive

Sooraj, a death photographer at the burning banks of Manikarnika, is going through troubled times. His ancient town of Kashi is being demolished as part of a large-scale civic beautification project. At the same time, the exquisite cameras on smartphones threaten to make his work irrelevant. He stands at a crossroads - either he continues as he is or he looks for greener pastures to secure a better future for his family.
**in-person Q&A with Director Gaurav Madan after the show

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