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Sixth BRICS Film Festival awards announced at closing ceremony of IFFI 52

Panaji, 28 November, 2021 South African Film Barakat by Director Amy Jephta and Russian Film The Sun above Me Never Sets by Director Lyubov Borisova has shared the Best film Award in the Sixth edition BRICS Film Festival. For the first time the BRICS Film... Continue Reading →

Renowned Lyricist Prasoon Joshi receives Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2021

Panaji, 28 November, 2021 “Ek aasman kam padta hai, aur aasman mangwa do. Hai besabra udane mere pankhe neele rangwa do. Swpna karoro satya ho rahe hai, Ab unka satkar karo, Nikal pada hai Bharat mera, Ab tum Jay jaykar... Continue Reading →

“52nd IFFI embraced new technology, gave platform to young talent”: Union I&B Minister Shri Anurag Singh Thakur at IFFI 52 Closing Ceremony

Panaji, 28 November 2021 As the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India comes to a close, the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Shri Anurag Singh Thakur has reiterated the Government of India’s commitment to the promotion and... Continue Reading →

They are original, hence they are what they are: Aimee Baruah, Director and Actor of the first ever IFFI Indian Panorama Film in Dimasa Language

“Neither they have, nor do they want access to any of the worldly needs and luxuries.  They are content to be on their own. The people of Semkhor - they are original, hence they are what they are.”  Film Semkhor directed by... Continue Reading →

Japanese Film ‘Ring Wandering’, a film which resurrects memories of Tokyo’s hidden war-torn past, bags The Golden Peacock at 52nd IFFI

Panaji, 28 November 2021 “Ringu Wandaringu is a beautifully photographed combination of fantasy and manga-inspired reality” A day labourer and aspiring manga artist in search of bones which he believes will help him complete his piece of art ends up... Continue Reading →

I never find any difference based on gender as far as film making, viewing and judging is concerned: Rakhshān Banietemad, Chairperson, International Competition Jury

Panaji, 28 November, 2021 The International Competition Jury for 52nd International Film Festival of India led by Jury Chairperson, Iranian film maker Rakhshān Banietemad and other members including film producer and film makers Ciro Guerra, Vimukthi Jayasundara and Nila Madhab... Continue Reading →

Iranian Film and ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal Contender ‘Killing The Eunuch Khan’ uses bomb and violence to show what the future will be if we don’t course-correct

An IFFI 52 film portraying a serial killer’s apparently insatiable quest to slaughter others, to such an extent that he designs a hideous plan in which victims kill victims so that human blood flows all through the streets and even... Continue Reading →

“Paayer Tolay Mati Nai” seeks to draw attention to another superstar pandemic – the pandemic of climate change: Producer Abu Shahed Emon

Ravaged by the torrent of floodwaters, his family is torn to pieces by the soul-crushing agony of having to scramble for a piece of land to bury his dead father. Even as he is oblivious of the deluge of their... Continue Reading →

Late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar sowed the seeds of “A Sea of Clouds”: Director Himanshu Singh

Even as we stretch ourselves ceaselessly towards worlds of new opportunities, even as we fly high and touch the skies, we must always remember our origins, we must not forget to stay true to our roots. Set in the idyllic... Continue Reading →

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