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IFFI 51, Goa, 16-24 January 2021, 11: OTT to serve highlights and varied fare

 

IFFI 51, Goa, 16-24 January 2021, 11: OTT to serve highlights and varied fare

The 51st Edition of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest festival, The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which is to be held in Goa from 16th January to 24th January 2021, has announced a line-up of programmes that will be showcased on the OTT platform during the festival.

Taking into account the ongoing Covid 19 Corona Pandemic, the International Film Festival of India is holding its first ever ‘hybrid’ Film Festival. This year, IFFI will organise a few of its events on the OTT platform, for its audience, who are not physically participating.

Key highlights:

  • Retrospective films

a. Pedro Almodóvar

    Live Flesh | Bad Education | Volver

b. Ruben Östlund

    The Square | Force Majeure

  • Masterclasses

Mr. Shekhar Kapur, Mr. Priyadarshan, Mr. Perry Lang, Mr. Subhash Ghai, Tanvir Mokammel

  • In-conversation sessions

Mr. Ricky Kej, Mr. Rahul Rawail, Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar, Mr. Pablo Cesar, Mr. Abu Bakr Shawky, Mr. Prasoon Joshi,  Mr. John Mathew Matthan, Ms. Anjali Menon,  Mr. Aditya Dhar, Mr. Prasanna Vithanage, Mr Hariharan, Mr. Vikram Ghosh, Ms. Anupama Chopra, Mr. Sunil Doshi, Mr. Dominic Sangma, Mr. Sunit Tandon

  • Few world panorama films on the OTT platform
  • Opening and closing ceremony live telecast
  • Q&A sessions
  • Film appreciation sessions

FTII by Prof. Mazhar Kamran, Prof. Madhu Apsara, Prof.Pankaj Saxena

  • Mid fest film – World premiere

Mehrunisa

IFFI Websitehttps://iffigoa.org/

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About IFFI

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. Held annually, currently in the state of Goa, the festival aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the understanding and appreciation of film cultures of different nations in the context of their social and cultural ethos; and promoting friendship and cooperation among people of the world. The festival is conducted jointly by the Directorate of Film Festivals (under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting), Central Government of India, and the state Government of Goa (under the Entertainment Society of Goa, ESG).

 

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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
(Siraj Associates)

Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of FilmFestivals.com and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.


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