As per an Indian High Commission statement, the festival that had opened with the screening of Kahaani had over 250 entries, of which about 125 films were screened in Suva and other cities. The Indian feature and documentary films were also a part of festival where Kahaani received the award in 'Best Film' category. While Rajkumar Hirani received 'Best Director' award for his film 3 Idiots, special Jury Best Film award went to Kumavatara.
The festival featured a diverse variety of international and local film entries which included French, Russian, Middle Eastern films, Bollywood blockbusters and Bengali classics. These films were screened from all over the country from October 5 to 18.