Asia Society Texas Center

9th Annual Indian Film Festival of Houston

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 – Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

04:00 PM – 09:00 PM

IFFH 2016 Final Logo

Indian Film Festival Houston 2017 will kick off on October 6th with a cocktail reception, entertainment, and film screenings. The festival will showcase documentaries, shorts, and feature films, along with Q&A sessions with the directors and actors in Asia Society Texas Center's state-of-the-art Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater. The closing night program will include screenings and Q&A sessions, award distribution, and a cultural entertainment program.

About Indian Film Festival of Houston

Indian Film Festival of Houston (IFFH) Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to education in the fields of film and television and creating a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and culture by showcasing quality films that honor entertainment industry performers and filmmakers while promoting the diverse perspectives of the Indian Diaspora.

IFFH offers events that appeal to cinema buffs and cultural enthusiasts in Houston and beyond. Apart from foreign and domestic visitors, Houston's cultural, educational, and business diversity is also well represented with a significant presence of the Houston consular corps, city officials, Women in Film, the Houston Film Commission, students and faculty from major Houston-area universities, and major corporations. https://iffhinc.org/

Major support for the Performing Arts at Asia Society Texas Center comes from Nancy C. AllenEllen Gritz and Milton Rosenau, the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, and the Anchorage Foundation. Generous funding also provided by AARP, The Clayton Fund, Miller Outdoor Theatre, New England Foundation for the Arts, and through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center.


  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Free Hours: Admission to the building and Grand Hall exhibition is free. Admission to the Sarofim Gallery is free for Asia Society members; $5 for nonmembers.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

Special Offers / Dining

An India-Inspired Café
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Pondi! Pondicheri’s little sister is open for extended lunch hours Tuesday through Sunday with a vibrant and innovative menu featuring everything from butter chicken to saffron shrimp salad and roti wraps.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm


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