About Film Festival 2022

An annual event to celebrate diverse cultures through cinema

Nepal-America Film Society (NAFS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Maryland, proudly announces the fourth Nepal-America International Film Festival (NAIFF). The film festival will take place from 23-26 June 2022 in Maryland. We are now accepting submissions of all genres; feature films, documentaries, animations, experimental and short films from across the globe.

The festival showcases all genres of films including feature lengths, documentaries, animations, experimental, and shorts from Nepal, America, and South and Southeast Asian countries. Films from the Global Peace Film Festival Florida are also screened in the Special Sidebar Section. Additionally, films from Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia are screened as DMV Close-up Section.

NAIFF aims to bring together people from diverse cultures through the art of cinema. Since 2017 the Film Festival has built a unique reputation as an emerging platform for filmmakers with Nepali backgrounds along with American filmmakers and filmmakers from the international diaspo