International Film Festival of Colombo is the first major international film festival to be held in Sri Lanka. The festival, showcasing films from a variety of countries and varied cinema disciplines, will take place in Colombo from September 2, 2014- September 7, 2014. IFFCOLOMBO is a collaboration between the OKINAWA INTERNATIONAL MOVIE FESTIVAL in Japan and the Film Directors’ Guild of Sri Lanka. During the festival, Colombo will play host to a number of renowned personalities in the international world of cinema. The first of it’s kind, the festival hopes to attract a new culture of filmgoers, filmmakers and critics from all over the world.


Positioning Sri Lankan Cinema on a Global Map


is to ‘Introduce globally recognized art-house movies which do not come as commercial releases to Sri Lanka to local cinema audiences and expose local films and filmmakers to the world’.