India to host nine-day International Film Festival from January 16
To be held in Goa, the International Film Festival will be organized in a hybrid mode for the first time
India will host 51st International Film Festival on January 16, with the launch of the Indian premier of movie ‘Another Round’ by Thomas Vinterberg. The movie starring Cannes Best Actor Award winner ‘Mads Mikkelsen’ is among a star-studded line up of movies being showcased at IFFI. The movie is also Denmark’s official entry to the Oscars.
The International Film Festival which is being held in Goa will be organized in a hybrid mode for the first time and will consist of both online and in-person experience. The festival will be loaded with a line-up of famous movies with a total of 224 films from across the globe screened. This includes 21 non-feature films and 26 feature films under the Indian Panorama films section.
The festival will also witness the World Premier of ‘Mehrunisa’. The film by Sandeep Kumar will premier ‘Mid-Fest’. Starring formidable actor Farrukh Jaffar, the movie narrates the story of a woman’s lifelong dream.
The festival will close on January 24 with the India Premier of the historical drama ‘Wife of a Spy’ by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. The Japanese film bagged Silver Lion for Best Director at Venice International Film Festival.