8 Films to compete for the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at IFFI 2019

International Film Festival of India has joined hands with the International Council for Film, and Television and Audio-Visual Communication Paris (ICFT) to present a prestigious ICFT award consisting of the UNESCO Medal to a selected film which upholds the values exhibited by Mahatma Gandhi for his immense contribution to the society for preserving peace & non-violence.

This year we have as many as 8 renowned films that will be competing for this exemplary award.1 Indian film, ‘Bahattar Hoorain’ has been shortlisted amongst the 8 films to compete for this honorary award, amongst which are the winner of the Berlinale’s Best First Feature Award- ‘Oray’, and Venice Critics’ Week Closing Film ‘Sanctorum’. The other 5 movies that will be reaching for this award are Ama Khando, The Infiltrators, The Warden-Sorkhpoost, Vitality and Rwanda.All the movies that are nominated will be screened at the 50th Edition of Indian Film Festival of India at Goa this year.

Here’s the complete list of films:

  • Bahattar Hoorain
  • Oray
  • Sanctorum
  • Ama Khando
  • The Infiltrators
  • The Warden-Sorkhpoost
  • Vitality
  • Rwanda
2019 marks the 50th year of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which is often counted amongst one of the earliest film festivals of the Asian continent. The 50th International Film Festival of India,2019 will witness over 200 best films from 76 countries, 26 feature films and 15 non feature films in Indian panorama section and more than 10,000 people and film lovers are expected to participate in the golden jubilee edition.