All proceeds from NABC 2023 will go to KPC Bengali Hall Of Fame. Our goal is to build the first Heritage Museum for Bengalis.

NABC Film Festival Overview

This year's Film Festival has three main segments:

Bangla Entertainment Festival presented by HOICHOI: In this segment Premieres, Movies, and Web Series will be featured along with exclusive meet and greet, fireside chats, and panel discussions with film personalities.

NABC Select will be presenting Bengali Movies, Premieres, and Adda with Selfie opportunities with our film personalities before/ after the film screening. There will be panel discussions regarding film direction/ production with the award-winning directors/ producers.

Indo-Italian Film Festival - Films directed by Melange is a unique and enchanting concept, a kind of broadway production, to pay tribute to the legendary geniuses and world-celebrated filmmakers Satyajit Ray and Fredrico Fellini. Directed by Shri Sudeep Rajnan Sarkar from India (noted filmmaker and a five time recipient of best director from Dada Saheb Phalke film festival) and choreographed by internationally acclaimed danseuse Guru Sanchita Bhattacharya (India), this project will be confluence of Cinema, Group Dances - both Indian as well as western, Narration, Multimedia presentation and much more, an enthralling celebration of excellence of the two genius. Film stars from Italy will also join. Script by Pratik Das, Music by Bapi Sen narration by Anatara Das and concepts of the dances by Guru Sanchita Bhattacharya. It's a NEZ production. Inviting dancers of different genres, Indian Classical as well as creative, western ballet, tap and contemporary from USA, to join this first of its kind project.

Short Film Festival - A short film festival is a celebration of creativity, providing a platform for filmmakers to showcase their talent, fostering collaboration and community, and engaging audiences with thought-provoking narratives. These festivals serve as catalysts for artistic growth, encouraging filmmakers to push boundaries and explore new storytelling avenues.

You will have an opportunity to cherish Short films and documentaries made by immigrant film makers around the globe. We will host interactive sessions and opportunities with our film personalities to discuss areas of collaboration and inspire the shot filmmaker community.