51st IFFI Announces Line-Up Of Programmes For OTT Platform

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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 Pandemic, International Film Festival of India is holding its first-ever ‘hybrid’ Film festival. This year IFFI will organize a few of its events on the OTT platform for its audience. This includes Masterclasses, In-conversation Sessions, Live Telecast, Screening at OTT Platform, Q&A Sessions and Film Appreciation Session.

IFFI 2020

Key Highlights:

Retrospective films

a. Pedro Almodóvar

Live Flesh | Bad Education | Volver

b. Ruben Östlund

The Square | Force Majeure


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 of Mehrunisa.

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 Ministry of Information and Broadcasting) and the state Government of Goa.

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