International Film Festival of Nepal (IFFON) is an annual event proposed to be organised by All Nepal Cine Workers Association (ANCWA). The festival will be organised each year at different location of Nepal. This year an inaugural event of the festival is proposed to be organised at Dharan, a cultural hub in Eastern Nepal.
The festival will be a first of such an event to be organised beyond Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. 5 days of the festival will screen more than 30 extraordinary work of cinematic art from around the world. The pro-people progressive cinema made during the previous year will be selected by esteemed panel of selection committee. Along with the festival there will be several parallel events of master classes, workshops and discussions about cinema movement around the world and Nepal.
All Nepal Cine Workers Association (ANCWA) was established in 2014 A.D. aiming to promote social, economic and cultural activities in Nepal, through the medium of cinematic art. The main objective of the origination is to pave the path of Nepalese cinema promoting art and culture for up-liftmen of Nepalese society and economy. The association is primarily concerned about preservation of progressive cinema culture and the rights of Nepalese filmmakers.
ANCWA is registered at NG, Chief District Officer's Office, Kathmandu, Nepal under the prevailing law of the land. Any person associated with Nepalese film industry is eligible to obtain the membership of the association according to its statute. The Association, besides protecting the professional rights of the filmmakers in Nepal, organizes debates about cinema, interaction programs, workshops etc. on a regular basis.