What: For all the cinephiles in the city, this one’s for you. The sixth edition of the Woodpecker International Film Festival is back with a line-up of powerful films and documentaries. The festival focuses on issue-based cinema and aims to showcase the rich mélange of visual creativity. The three-day festival will screen diverse films like The Call of Pashmina, A House for the Syrians, Agwaetiti Obiuto, Veil Done, Overdose, The Firefox Guardian and many more. Join in to watch films from around the globe and feel the impact of real-life cinema.
When: November 23- 25
Where: Siri Fort auditorium, August Kranti Marg
What: For the foodies in the capital, Delhi’s Happiest
Food Festival — Horn OK Please — is back, bigger than ever. Get ready for the best food from across Delhi-NCR, awesome tipples and mind-blowing performances at this three-day festival. This edition will see some of the best dishes from across the city and over 150 restaurants, trucks and carts at one location with amazing offers. Juicy BBQ, live grills, a food truck park with dance floor, momos, desserts and a special Grub Campus where everything is under Rs 200, this is the perfect one-stop for all food lovers.
When: November 16 – 18
Where: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium
What: Promoting handicrafts and products made of Khadi, The Khadi Festival brings together select premium and organic products. On display and sale would be exquisite, handcrafted products from muslin to silk and from cotton to wool, along with readymade garments such as Modi jacket, shirts, tops, designer kurtas, western wear and village industry products such as soaps, shampoos, sanitisers, herbal tea/coffee and leather wallets. Be on the lookout for discounts on select products, as well as contests to win cool prizes.
When: October – November 7 (10 am)
Where: Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Connaught Place
What: All the comic geeks in the city gear up for the biggest pop-culture event. The eighth edition of Comic Con, featuring the best of comics, movies, television, gaming and cosplay, is back with its three-day celebration. It brings together leading comic book creators from India and around the world, along with the biggest cosplay artists and YouTube stars. From the latest Indie comics and old favourites such as Amar Chitra Katha, to the best-selling international titles from DC, Marvel and all the way to VIZ & Kodansha, the event will have it all. Cosplay as you wish — play your favourite Jedi, Spiderman or Khaleesi -Join in to enjoy some of the best geeky merchandise like tees, accessories, action figures and posters.
When: December 7 – 9
Where: NSIC Ground, Okhla
What: Bringing together sounds of folk and nature traditions from around the world and presenting them in a contemporary form, Musica Medicina is set to perform in the city. A tribal meditative experience, their music is created in and for the moment. It offers a safe space and invites people to a journey of self-discovery.
When: November 4 (7 pm)
Where: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road