The European Union Film Festival is an annual event celebrating the diversity and creativity of European cinema, heritage, and culture. It is organized jointly by the Delegation of the European Union to India, Member States, and regional partners. Currently, in its 26th edition, the Festival will be held virtually, and all films in the line-up will be available to viewers in India through November. Join us on this cinematic journey through Europe old and new, and don’t miss out on the chance to watch some award-winning Indian films too! 

This time it is bigger, with a line up of 60 films in 37 languages from across 27 member states and Switzerland.  There are Eight sections in total, reflecting the true diversity of European and Indian Cinema: Contemporary European Cinema, European Masterpieces, Co-productions, a short film selection, films on climate change, Film Education, Contemporary Indian Cinema and Indian masterpieces. This year the Festival will also pay a tribute to legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, on his 100th birth anniversary with the projection of the seminal Pather Panchali.

Dharamshala Film Festival is also on board as a Festival partner, who have put together a  special contemporary Indian section, which includes six films in four official Indian languages – Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam and Bengali.

For more information about the Festival, visit

  • When: 1-30 November 2021
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: Free (Sign-up here)