IFFI announces screening list for Indian Panorama

NEW DELHI: A total of 24 features in 12 languages and 21 non-features are to be screened as part of the Indian Panorama section at the International Film Festival of India in Panaji, Goa, commencing on 23 November.

The features include seven Malayalam films; three each in Bengali, Hindi and Marathi; and one each in Assamese, Bhojpuri, English, Kannada, Konkani, Manipuri, Tamil and Telugu.

The Malayalam film ‘Adaminte Makan Abu‘ by Salim Ahamed is an automatic entry having won the best feature film award for 2010. The non-feature ‘Germ‘ by Snehal R Nair, which was also a national film awardee, was not picked this year as it was featured in the Panorama last year.

The Malayalam feature ‘Urumi‘ by renowned director Santosh Sivan and the Hindi non-feature ‘Adwaita Sangeet‘ by Makrand Brahme will be screened at the opening of the Panorama section of the Festival.

While the ten-member feature film jury headed by renowned filmmaker Sai Paranjpye saw a total of 118 eligible entries over 21 days, the five-member Non-Feature films Jury chaired by well-known writer-director Ashok Rane saw 135 eligible entries over ten days.

Given below is the complete list of 24 Feature Films and non-features that would be shown at the 42nd IFFI

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