Showcasing the best of world cinema in the heart of America


Sharing ideas through engaging panels


Surpassing boundaries to bring cultures together


Supporting growth and business in the community


Come celebrate with the Next Generation Festival

I2F2, organized by the Chicago South Asian Art Council, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit), is a path-breaking film festival that showcases the best of world cinema in the heart of America. The festival is presented to you in conjunction with the city of Evanston and will take place May 29 to June 5, 2014.  I2F2 is an unprecedented  movement  that will transcend cultural, political, and geographical barriers and bring together on a unified platform films from and by filmmakers from: South Asia, Middle East, and Israel.

Hosted in the vibrant, burgeoning, arts and cultural hub of downtown Evanston, i2F2 brings filmmakers, industry experts, and audiences together to celebrate international cinema and create a marketplace. This festival aims to encourage and motivate  emerging talent including first time film makers and students by screening their films on a global platform.