50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Friday announced the list of films to be screened in Festival Kaleidoscope, one of the most important sections of the festival.
Every year films from across the world make their mark in the minds of the festival audience with their outstanding calibre in terms of their craft, unique content and brilliance in filmmaking. Some of the films that have already generated a lot of buzz in international circuits are ‘Parasite’, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’, ‘Synonyms’ and lot more.
Festival Kaleidoscope section of 50th IFFI brings under one umbrella exotic films from around the world for the film aficionados who will flock the festival at Goa. The section showcases 20 films handpicked and curated from various parts of the world which have already generated a lot of positive word about them in other film festivals across the globe.
The Palme d’Or Best Film winner of Cannes Parasite directed by Bong Joon-ho, the top film of the year will have its India Premiere at IFFI.
The other films in this section include, Venice Film Festival Horizon Award Best Actor winner ‘A Son by Mehdi Barsaoui’, India Premiere of ‘And Then We Danced’ by Levan Akin which had won nine international awards, Cannes Jury Prize winner Bacurau co-directed by Juliano Dornelles and Kleber Mendonca Filho with nine international awards, India Premiere of Locarno Film Festival winner ‘Echo’ by Runar Runarsson, India Premiere of Silver Berlin Bear Best Director winner ‘I was at Home’, ‘But’ by Angela Schanelec, India Premiere of ‘La belle époque’ by Nicolas Bedos, India Premiere of ‘Lara’ by Jan Ole Gerster, Cannes Best Actress winner ‘Little Joe’ by Jessica Hausner, India Premiere of Karlovy Vary Crystal Globe Best Director winner Patrick by Tim Mielants.
The 50th International Film Festival of India will witness over 200 best films from 76 countries, 26 feature films and 15 non feature films in Indian panorama section and more than 10,000 people and film lovers are expected to participate in the golden jubilee edition. (UNI)