Indu Shrikent

Jury Member

Born in 1948, Indu Shrikent joined Cinemaya, the Asian Film Quarterly, the only magazine devoted to highlighting Asian cinema, in 1993. A founding member of NETPAC India, Shrikent has helped in organizing screenplay workshops, Film Weeks from Asian countries such as South Korea, Iran, and Turkey, as well as filmmaker retrospectives on cinematic figures, including Turkey’s Omer Kavur and Sri Lanka’s Parsanna Vithanage. Shrikent was the co-director of the Cinefan Film Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema with Aruna Vasudev and was the Festival Director of the 2012 Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival. Serving as a jury member in many film festivals, Shrikent was involved with the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Films, Berlin International Film Festival, and Busan International Film Festival, among others. She was also a member of the 2010 Hong Kong International Film Festival’s FIPRESCI Jury. Currently, Shrikent works at the Osianama Research, Library, Archive, and Sanctuary in New Delhi.