London Indian Film Festival

A selection of favourite shorts from Europe’s largest South Asian film festival.

These selections are audience favourites from previous editions of London Indian Film Festival's short film strands, Too Desi Too Queer and Brit-Asian Shorts.

The selected films cover a wide range of South Asian languages to reflect the linguistic diversity of the UK's Indian and South Asian communities and all films not in the English language are subtitled.

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Drama202012 mins

A fostered little boy runs away from home to potentially dire consequences.

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Meow or NeverMeow or Never

Animation & Artists Moving Image202010 mins

In a madcap musical, a 'cat'-stronaut travels the galaxy looking for the meaning of life and encounters a space pup eager to help.

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I ChooseI Choose

Drama202011 mins

A young mother takes the biggest risk of her life when she makes a choice.

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Drama201926 mins

Arkita believes herself to be be modern, liberal and independent. An unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker questions her beliefs.

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Short documentary20214 mins

A South Asian gaze on representation, inequality and discrimination in UK film and TV, set against the backdrop of the casting room.

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Drama202123 mins

Kabir meets the mysterious Vaidya on the beach while on holiday in Goa, in this short film which premiered at the London Indian Film Festival 2021.

Too Desi Too Queer

A selection of LGBTQIA+ shorts curated by the London Indian Film Foundation.

Great British Asians

A collection of significant British Asian works curated by the London Indian Film Festival.