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IFFI announces films in debut competition

IFFI announces films in debut competition

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The 50th International Film Festival of India announced the films in Debut Competition section of the festival. The festival which has been launch pad to several filmmakers over the past 50 years aims at bringing the best first time filmmakers of the year in this section.

Algerian film Abou Leila directed by Amin Sidi-Boumedine, Korean film Romang by LEE Chang-geun, Romanina film Monsters by Marius Olteanu, US film My Name is Sara by Steven Oritt, female filmmaker Eva Cool’s Cleo are the films which made it to Debut Competition this year.  The National Award winning film Hellaro by Abhishek Shah and Malayalam film Uyare by Manu Ashokan are the Indian films competing for the Award for the Best Debut feature film of a director at 50th IFFI.

Award carries Silver Peacock, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000,00/- to be given to a feature film that reflects a new paradigm in motion pictures in terms of aesthetics, technique or technological innovation.

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Revisit the Golden Journey of IFFI

Films have been an integral part of all our lives and India has a rich history in film making. The International Film Festival of India has gained itself a reputation of being one of the most significant film festivals of Asia, by awarding excellence in cinematic achievements. From showcasing the most critically acclaimed films from around the world to providing a competitive platform to Indian Regional cinema, IFFI has come a long way in fostering the talent of both eminent and budding filmmakers.

This year, as we ring in the 50th year of IFFI, we promise to take it a notch higher and make it golden. The preparations for golden jubilee edition have begun and the 50th edition will be tracing the history of IFFI from its 1st to the 49th. But before we head on to talking about the Golden edition, let’s revisit the journey of IFFI and its milestones over the past 50 years.



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