The International Film Festival of India, one of the biggest in Asia, is held in the country's west coast state that has a Portuguese past.
The highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival features this animal, as it is on the coat of arms of the city.
Bear ("Golden Bear")
Abbreviated TIFF, the film festival held in this North American city is now considered the biggest one of its kind in the continent.
This five-letter organization is incharge of regulating international film festivals and has currently graded 14 of them with the grade A competitive.
FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations)
A well-regarded film festival is held in San Sebastián, Spain located in the region known for this unique language the standardized version of which is called Euskara.
The Tokyo Film Festival, one of Asia's biggest, awards the Sakura Grand Prix, sakura meaning this whose blooming is commemorated in a popular Washington, D.C. spring event.
The film festival considered the most prestigious in Latin America is held in this second-largest Mexican city which is the capital of the state of Jalisco.
The Shanghai International Film Festival, one of the biggest film festivals in Asia had a break in 2003 because of the outbreak of this four-letter epidemic that shook the world during that time period.
The Tribeca festival was apparently conceived by this big name who wanted to bring glitz back to the lower Manhattan area of NYC after 9/11.
Robert De Niro
This Polish director, also known for The Decalogue, made his acclaimed The Three Colors Trilogy for three film festivals - Blue for Venice, White for Berlin, and Red for Cannes.
Hands down the best-known film festival named for a film character, this annual event in Park City, Utah attracts thousands.
The Cannes festival was originally conceived to be an alternative for this other well-regarded festival that is held on the island of Lido. This festival is also called the world's oldest.
Venice Film Festival
This festival of Austin, Texas that has been growing every year is abbreviated SXSW and expands to this name, like the opposite of a Hitchcock thriller.
South by Southwest
The most prestigious award at the Venice Film Festival is this.
This Colorado town's film festival that is big on the North American circuit has a tradition of premiers.
The island of Fårö in the Baltic hosts a annual film festival dedicated to this Scandinavian great who not only set many of his films there but also lived on the island for many years.
The most prestigious award given out at Cannes is the this award given for the best film.
Palme d'Or ("Golden Palm")
The largest African film festival is held in Ouagadougou, the capital of this country that was once called Upper Volta.
The Golden Space Needle Award is given out to the best movie at this city's well-attended film festival.
The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a prestigious festival of the Czech Republic that is held in Karlovy Vary, as the name indicates. The city, which is also famous for its hot springs, has this other name.
This important indie film festival of the North American circuit was started by a University of Michigan professor in 1963 and is named for this city in which it is held.