PANAJI: The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa from 20-28th November 2021. Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar today released the regulations and poster for the 52nd IFFI, states a press release by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
IFFI is reckoned as one of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest international film festivals. The 52nd edition of IFFI will be held in a hybrid format considering the success of the 51st edition in January 2021. The Festival is being organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Goa and the Indian Film Industry.
IFFI is recognised by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). Every year, the festival celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and showcases a bouquet of the best films from India and around the world.
The call for entries for participation in the competitive section of the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India will remain open till Aug 31, 2021.
On the occasion of the birth centenary of the maestro of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray, this time the Directorate of Films Festivals, Ministry of I&B, will pay a tribute through a Special Retrospective at the IFFI. Also, in recognition of the auteur’s legacy, the ‘Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema’ has been instituted from this year to be given at the IFFI every year.