Festival Press & Media
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Scroll below to see some of our previous coverage from past years.
Indie Meme Is Back With The 8th Indie Meme Film Festival & It’s 10th Year In The Community!
BollySpice: Austin’s Premier South Asian Film Festival Indie Meme Returns in April with a Lineup Full of Diversity and Inclusiveness
The American Bazaar: Indie Meme Film Festival showcases South Asian Independent Cinema
Americana Kahani: Indie Meme Film Festival Returning to Austin With Diverse Lineup of South Asian Independent Cinema
The Universal News Networks: Indie Meme Film Festival Returns To Austin With A Lineup Boasting Diversity And Inclusiveness
Visit Austin: Indie Meme Film Festival 2022
Indo American News Radio Houston TX: Sanchali & Jay on Austin's 7th IMFF
Austin American Statesman: See South Asian stories told on the big screen at Austin's Indie Meme Film Festival
Bollyspice: Austin Indie Meme Film Festival 2022 Special Review: RK/RKAY
Bollyspice: Austin Indie Meme Film Festival 2022 Special Review: I Am Belmaya
Bollyspice: Austin Indie Meme Film Festival 2022 Special Review: Midwives
Bollyspice: Austin Indie Meme Film Festival 2022 Special Review: The Last Film Show
Bollyspice: Austin Indie Meme Film Festival 2022 Special Review: Barah X Barah
Virtual Film Festival Pioneer Indie Meme Hits It's Stride
Indie Meme, Day by Day - Two Weekends of the Best of South Asian Cinema
With their first virtual festival behind them, IMFF is taking on a second over two weekends this month, having grown in staff and scope to embrace a new digital landscape."
- Austin Chronicle, Shane Pfender
Lights, Camera, Austin: IMFF 2021 w/Sweta Rajesh and Ananyaa Ravi
The Indie Meme Team speaks with Robert Sims of Lights, Camera, Austin
Our Programming Director, Sweta Rajesh, and Tech Chair, Ananyaa Ravi, discuss their multi-year journey with Indie Meme - from volunteers to leaders - and what excites them about Indie Meme's history, future, and filmmakers.
Why A Film Festival In Texas Wants To Get People Talking About South Asia - An Interview w/ Programming Director: Sweta Rajesh
Love South Asian Movies? Austin's Indie Meme Film Festival Returns in 2021 for Online Event - Program Highlights
Sixth Annual Indie Meme Film Festival Goes Virtual for 2021
Founded by two visionary women, Alka Bhanot and Tripti Bhatnagar, the award winning festival will allow their audience to stream films & connect (virtually) with filmmakers by participating in live Q&As post-screening – all from the comfort and safety of their own homes.
Indie Meme Film Festival Goes Virtual in 2021
During the early days of the pandemic, the 2020 edition of IMFF lead the way as one of the first festivals to pivot to a virtual event providing safe, live, online, interactive panels and screenings. Tune in again for a stellar lineup of events from April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2021.
The Sixth Annual (and second virtual) Indie Meme Film Festival
-Broadcast Interview with IMFF Co-Founder Alka Bhanot
Alka Bhanot, the co-founder of the Indie Meme Film Festival, explains how you can see screenings of carefully curated South Asian independent cinema.
'Seven and a Half' Honored at Texas Film Festival
Iranian drama “Seven and a Half” won an honorable mention at the Indie Meme Film Festival in Austin, Texas, the Organizers announced on Sunday. The film, written and directed by Navid Mahmoudi, received the honor in the narrative feature category.
Zoom, Cinema, and the Transnational Q&A
.."when the technology is made to work by those who leverage it, possibilities emerge for not just sustaining communities, but bridging them in new ways.