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London Indian Film Festival Returns for 12th Edition

The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival will return for its twelfth year later this month, alongside sister festivals in Manchester and Birmingham.

Described as "a love letter to the homelands", the event will run from 17 June to 4 July, and will showcase the very best of new indie films from the Indian subcontinent and diaspora.

The festival will kick off with the Opening Night UK Gala Premiere of W.O.M.B. (Women of My Billion), an inspirational feature documentary following one woman, Srishti Bakshi, as she walks the entire length of India over 240 days to explore the experiences of other women in its billion-plus population.

A busy programme will focus on highlighting the contribution of British Asian filmmakers and their continued contribution this country's cinematic success, while often telling realistic stories of the British Asian immigrant experience.

Supported by the British Film Institute and using funds from the National Lottery, the event will be available to watch in cinemas across London, Birmingham, and Manchester, with films also made available to view from home.

More information can be found on the Film London website.