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Please be aware that all festival films, except from the children’s and School Day film, are rated R and therefore open to guests aged 18 and older!



Festival Office

The Festival Office is located in the Metropol Cinema (Bolzstraße 10 / at the corner of Lautenschlagerstraße) and opens one hour before the first performance on every day of the festival. Reserved and complimentary tickets must be collected at least 30 minutes before the start of the performance. Thereafter, the tickets will automatically go back on sale.


Advance Ticket Sales

Advanced bookings can be made from July at all ticket offices of Innenstadtkinos Stuttgart (Metropol, Gloria, EM, Cinema and in the ticket centre at Bolzstraße 10 / at the corner of Lauternschlagerstraße). Tickets can also be booked online at



13th Indian Film Festival in Stuttgart

(Subject to change without prior notice!)


Films Ticket prices
Opening Film 9 € / red.1 8 €
Awards Ceremony + Winning Film 9 € / red.1 8 €
 Feature Film, Documentary, Short Film Block  9 € / red.1 8 €

€7 standard price for SWR3 club members

Supporting Programme  
Tea Talk 5 €
School Day 4 € per pupil (2 accompanying persons per class for free)

Dance Workshop

35 €

Backpacker Special  
Lecture & 1  film presentation of your choice2 €12
Festival Pass3 75 € / red.1 65 €
Day Pass3 25 € / red.1 20 €



1Reduced prices apply to pupils, students, pensioners, handicapped persons and VVS-ticket holders.


2The Backpacker Special combination ticket includes entrance to the travelouge and a festival film of your choice. Tickets are available to purchase from the middle of May at the Globetrotter in Stuttgart (Tübinger Straße 11). You can check availability and collect the ticket for your film of choice on the day of the viewing at the Festival Office. Please collect your tickets by no longer than 30 minutes before the start of the film. It is not possible to reserve seats (free seating arena).


3The Festival Pass gives people access to all films and Tea Talks at the 13th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart. Only access to the opening film, dance workshop and supporting events is not included. Tickets are limited and can be collected from the Festival Office within 30 minutes before the start of the film. In principle, you should collect a ticket for every event you want to attend. The Festival Pass does not guarantee entry.

To buy a pass, please write to us an e-mail to:



VVS Special: 2-for-1

With the 2-for-1 special VVS annual ticket holders can buy two tickets for the 13th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart for the price of one. The voucher for the VVS-Special can be found at Those who present a VVS subscription card and the voucher found at the website receive a second ticket free of charge. This bargain is valid for all regular festival films as well as the price ceremony on the 24th of July 2016 and the following screening of the winning film.

VVS passengers with a valid single ticket can buy a ticket for the discounted price of €8.