“Celebrating Diversity & the Amalgamation of Cultures through Films”

EDISON, NEW JERSEY, OCTOBER 4, 2019 - Friday Films announces; After the successful inaugural year of New Jersey Indian & International Film Festival ( NJIIFF) in 2018, the Second Indian and International, competitive film festival in New Jersey to be held on October 19th & 20th 2019. At Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium 16, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080 in Screen 2 & 3. 

The objective is to reach out and connect filmmakers across the world and of Indian origin, South Asian and American descent. The festival aims to contribute and further the cause of art and literature by innovative storytelling through selected films, handpicked by an intensive judging panel of veteran filmmakers and media personnel. 

NJIIFF director Hemant M. Pandya said, “The ever growing demand for the good content is the motivation for the new film makers to venture in to film making. Film Festivals NJIIFF is the perfect platform for all such film makers to showcase their talent, seek market & supply to right kind of network. The more diverse content, the more is demand. NJIIFF The aims to connect filmmakers with the distributors, networks and potential investors, and also to create market for Indie films.”

The film program is tailor-made for filmmakers and film-enthusiasts and consists of experimental, animation, live-action and docudramas. The competition film line-up boasts of a wide spectrum of films, curated from across the world and includes 04 documentaries, 10 feature lengths and 36 short films, which makes total of 50 films.
Award Categories: 

01. Best Feature Film 
02. Best Director Feature Film 
03. Best Male Actor In Feature Film 
04. Best Female Actor In Feature Film 
05. Best Writer Feature Film 
06. Best Cinematographer Feature Film NJIIFF 2019 Media & Press Release Page 2 of 3 
07. Best Editor Feature Film 
08. Best Short Film : 
09. Best Director Short Film: 
10. Best Male Actor In Short Film: Tanuj Virmani: Honeymooner 
11. Best Female Actor In Short Film : Kirti Kulhari : Maya 
12. Best Writer Short Film : Bernardo Felinto : Undone 
13. Best Cinematographer Short Film : Alphonse Roy : 9 + 1 =1 
14. Best Editor Short Film: Varaprasad J V : Living Idle 
15. Best Documentary Film : Mni Wiconi: Water is Life by Michael Genz 
16. Best Short of Shorts : Aai Director: Aashish Varghese Producer: Dinesh Gore 
17. Best of Best Film (Festival's Choice): 

NJIIFF will also showcase the recent film Produced by Universal Motion Pictures “LOve, Loathe & Life” in non-competition category. 

Special Event: 

* RED CARPET - On Saturday, October 19th 2019, 8th from 4.00pm to 6.00pm 
* BOLLYWOOD BEES COMPETITION - Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th 2019 from 10am to 1pm 

NJIIFF is supported by various supporters & the list of sponsors included in the website link below for your ref. https://www.njiiff.org/sponsorship-.html 

Below is the complete line-up of films for 2019 competition https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qpz82mt2qj4nizr/AABjLXVLchbjyFmpBdUFR6e7a?dl=0 

NJIIFF Screening Times: 

Saturday, October 19th 2019 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 2: 10.30 am to 4pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 3: 1pm to 4pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, LOBBY: RED CARPET/MEDIA: 4pm to 5pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 2: 5pm to 9pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 3: 5pm to 9pm 

Saturday, October 20th 2019 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 2: 10.30 am to 6pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 3: 1pm to 6pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, AWARDS: 6pm to 7pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 2: 7pm to 9pm 
Regal Hadley Theatre Stadium16, Screen 3: 7pm to 9pm 

About New Jersey Indian and International Film Festival (NJIIFF):
The organizers of the New Jersey Indian and International Film Festival comprise of veteran filmmakers, critics and media personalities. With strong affinity to independent films, the festival will provide a platform for creative voices in storytelling in different forms. While drawing attention to New Jersey as the cultural hub and a melting pot for diverse expressions, the art-loving audience is in for a unique cinematic treat. The festival is in its SECOND SUCCESSFUL year and already expecting over a thousand plus industry professionals and cine-lovers. 

For more info about the festival, please visit www.njiiff.org 

For Festival Press Accreditation, visit: https://www.njiiff.org/media-accreditation.html 

NJIIFF Social Media Links: FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/njiiff 

Press Contacts: NJIIFF PR Manager USA: NITA PATEL, Email: sajnik99@yahoo.com 
NJIIFF PR Manager India: Bharti Dubey, Email: bharatidubey@gmail.com Or email: info@njiiff.org