Unwind South Asian Film Festivals: A celebration of Desi cinema and audiences in New York Updated : November 30, 2019 01:07 PM IST SAIFF draws a young audience with its offbeat, independent films and after-parties, as well as the mandatory sponsors. Indeed, festivals need both to survive and thrive. What started out as one lone Indian film festival, metamorphosed into two and now into three film festivals, two of them back-to-back this year alone. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.