51st edition of IFFI to commemorate the finest cinematic works from across the world

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Goa, January 2021: The 51st Edition of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest festival, The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is set to be held in Goa from 16th January to 24th January 2021. 

IFFI aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the cinematic excellence and the art o. Every year IFFI celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and showcases a bouquet of best films from India and around the world. 

Key Highlights #IFFI51

  • The festival will premier Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Another Round as the opening film. The historical drama Wife of a Spy’ by Kiyoshi Kurosawa will bring the 51st IFFI to a close. The festival will also witness the World Premiere of ‘Mehrunisa’.
  • International Jury: 

Pablo Cesar (Argentina), Prasanna Vithanage (Sri Lanka), Abu Bakr Shawky (Austria),   Priyadarshan (India) and Rubaiyat Hossain (Bangladesh)

  • A selection of 23 feature and 20 non-feature films will be showcased in the Indian Panorama section of the 51st IFFI
  • Feature Films
  1. Bridge
  2. Avijatrik
  3. Brahma Jane Gopon Kommoti
  4. A Dog And His Man
  5. Up Up & Up
  6. Aavartan
  7. Saand Ki Aankh
  8. Pinki Elli?
  9. Safe
  10. Trance
  11. Kettiyolaanu Ente Malakha
  12. Thahira
  13. Eigi Kona
  14. June
  15. Prawaas
  16. Karkhanisanchi Waari
  17. Kalira Atita
  18. Namo
  19. Thaen
  20. Gatham
  21. Asuran
  22. Kappela
  23. Chhichhore
  • Non Feature Films
  1. 100 Years Of Chrysotom – A Biographical Film
  2. Ahimsa- Gandhi: The Power Of The Powerless
  3. Catdog
  4. Drama Queens
  5. Green Blackberries
  6. Highways Of Life
  7. Holy Rights
  8. In Our World
  9. Investing Life
  10. Jaadoo
  11. Jhat Aayi Basant
  12. Justice Delayed But Delivered
  13. Khisa
  14. Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole
  15. Paanchika
  16. Pandhara Chivda
  17. Radha
  18. Shantabai
  19. Still Alive
  20. The 14th February & Beyond
  • 15 acclaimed films will compete for the Golden Peacock award at IFFI’s International Competition section
  1. The Domain by Tiago Guedes (Portugal)
  2. Into The Darkness by Anders Refn (Denmark)
  3. February by Kamen Kalev (Bulgaria, France)
  4. My Best Part by Nicolas Maury (France) 
  5. I Never Cry by Piotr Domalewski (Poland, Ireland)
  6. La Veronica by Leonardo Medel (Chile) 
  7. Light For The Youth by Shin Su-won (South Korea) 
  8. Red Moon Tide by Lois Patiño (Spain) 
  9. Dream About Sohrab by Ali Ghavitan (Iran) 
  10. The Dogs Didn’t Sleep Last Night by Ramin Rasouli (Afghanistan, Iran) 
  11. The Silent Forest by KO Chen-Nien (Taiwan) 
  12. The Forgotten by Daria Onyshchenko (Ukraine, Switzerland) 
  13. Bridge by Kripal Kalita (India)
  14. A Dog And His Man by Siddharth Tripathy (India) 
  15. Thaen by Ganesh Vinayakan (India)
  • 6 Iconic Marathi films to be screened under Indian Panorama
  1. June (Feature)
  2. Prawaas (Feature)
  3. Karkhanisanchi Waar (Feature)
  4. Khisa (Non-Feature)
  5. Pandhara Chivda (Non-Feature)
  6. Still Alive (Non-Feature)
  • 9 Riveting South Indian films selected for Indian Panorama
  1. Safe (Feature)
  2. Trance (Feature)
  3. Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha (Feature)
  4. Thahira (Feature)
  5. Thaen (Feature)
  6. Gatham (Feature)
  7. Asuran (Mainstream Cinema)
  8. Kappela (Mainstream Cinema)
  9. Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole (Non Feature)

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