The 52nd edition of the Indian International Film Festival (IFFI) kicks off in Goa from tomorrow
The 52nd edition of the India International Film Festival (IFFI), which is considered one of the oldest and largest international film festivals in Asia, will kick off in Goa from tomorrow November 20 and run until ‘to November 28. Information and dissemination Anurag Thakur in October announced that directors Istvan Szabo and Martin Scorsese would be awarded the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the 52nd International Indian Film Festival (IFFI) in Goa.
Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and famous lyricist Prasoon Joshi will also be honored with the “Indian Film Personality of the Year” award. For the first time, IFFI invited the main OTT players to participate in the festival. As a first step, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Voot and Sony Liv will participate in the Film Festival through exclusive masterclasses, content launches and previews, screenings of organized film packages and various other events on the field and virtual.
In addition, the Tamil film “Koozhangal”, which is India’s 2022 Oscar nomination, will be screened in the Indian Panorama segment at IFFI. The festival is organized by the Film Festivals Directorate (DFF), in collaboration with the Government of Goa and the Indian film industry.
IFFI is recognized by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). Each year the festival celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and presents a bouquet of the best films from India and around the world. (ANI)
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